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Sexology podcast untangles the science of sex and pleasure. Each week, Dr. Nazanin Moali interviews experts, psychologists and researchers to explore the most intriguing findings in psychology of sex and intimacy. Sexology podcast will give you insight into all that you have ever wanted to know about sex but were afraid to ask. Join us in this weekly journey to examine sexuality and pleasure from a scientific perspective.
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Nov 30, 2021

Welcome to episode 258 of the Sexology Podcast! Today I am delighted to welcome Robyn Goldberg to the podcast. In this episode, we discuss the relationship between food and sexuality, looking at food addiction and the issues it can cause and why Robyn decided to write her new book, The Eating Disorder Trap. 

 

Robyn Goldberg is a registered dietitian nutritionist, certified eating disorder registered dietitian supervisor, certified intuitive eating counselor and a Health at Every Size® (HAES) clinician. Robyn has spent years learning from some of the best in the industry and continues to seek professional mentoring, attends innovative conferences and stays abreast with the most current literature. 

  

Robyn began her career at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles as the in-patient dietitian in the Department of Cardiology. For the last 23 years, Robyn Goldberg has had a private practice in Beverly Hills, CA, where she specializes in medical conditions, eating disorders, disordered eating, dual diagnosis, pre-pregnancy nutrition and women seeking fertility treatment. 

  

Robyn consistently educates professionals, students, and RDNs about how to best incorporate intuitive eating and Health at Every Size® approaches into their work and lives. She teaches nutrition classes on a wide array of topics for the Motion Picture Industry’s Wellness Program. 

  

Actively involved in the nutrition and body positive community, Robyn is also a member of organizations including: Association of Size Diversity and Health (ASDAH), Academy of Eating Disorders (AED), International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals (iaedp) and the International Federation of Eating Disorder Dietitians (IFEDD). She also serves as a Nutrition Consultant for the Celiac Disease Foundation. Robyn also leads several body image and eating disorder groups in sober living settings in the Los Angeles Area. 

  

Robyn is a nationally renowned contributing author registered dietitian nutritionist. She has been quoted as an expert in various publications including The New York Times, The Huffington Post, Diabetes Forecast, Shape Magazine, Fitness, Oxygen, Life & Style, Natural Solutions, Beverly Hills Weekly and Today’s Dietitian. In addition, Robyn has also served as an eating disorder specialist on the nationally televised show “The Insider” and an expert on The Associated Press (AP). 

  

In this episode, you will hear: 

  

  • How is our relationship between food and sexuality related?  
  • Why it’s important to look at the relationship between food and sexuality 
  • How our hormones can change if we restrict them for a long time  
  • Looking at food addiction and the issues it can cause  
  • Who is at risk of developing an eating disorder?  
  • What to do if you don’t like your body  
  • Connecting with your partner on this issue to improve your sex life 
  • Looking at how Robyn works with people to feel better within their own bodies  
  • How dieting can have a negative impact on eating disorders  
  • Why Robyn decided to write her book, The Eating Disorder Trap
     
 
 

Find Robyn Goldberg Online 

 

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Podcast Produced by Pete Bailey http://petebailey.net/audio  

Nov 23, 2021

Welcome to episode 257 of the Sexology Podcast! Today I am delighted to welcome Lucie Fielding, MA (she/they) to the podcast. In this episode, we discuss Lucie's new book: Trans Sex: Clinical Approaches to Trans Sexualities and Erotic Embodiments, looking at erotic privilege and genital curiosity and how we can cultivate erotic embodiment. 

 

Lucie Fielding, MA (she/they) is a white, queer, non-binary femme, and a Resident in Counseling, practicing in Charlottesville, VA. She received her Master’s in Counseling Psychology at Pacifica Graduate Institute (2018). Lucie also holds a PhD in French from Northwestern University (2008), where she specialized in eighteenth-century literature, histories of sexualities, and erotic literature.  

 

Her background in literature and history attunes her to the many ways that image, metaphor, and cultural scripts shape and inform the narratives we carry with us as we move through the world as well as how these narratives inscribe themselves on our bodies. She is the author of Trans Sex: Clinical Approaches to Trans Sexualities and Erotic Embodiments (Routledge, May 2021).  

  

In this episode, you will hear: 

  

  • How Lucie became inspired to write: Trans Sex: Clinical Approaches to Trans Sexualities and Erotic Embodiments 
  • Looking at the politics of desirability  
  • The benefits of trans for trans dating  
  • How biases that exist in society effect who we see as desirable  
  • Looking at erotic privilege and genital curiosity  
  • How we can cultivate erotic embodiment  
  • Overcoming the unrealistic expectation that trans people should disclose upfront 
  • How the frameworks in Lucie’s book can also apply to cis people 
     
 

 

Find Lucie Fielding Online 

https://luciefielding.com  

 

Sex Quiz for Women  
https://oasis2care.com/sexquiz  

 

Podcast Produced by Pete Bailey http://petebailey.net/audio  

Nov 16, 2021

Welcome to episode 256 of the Sexology Podcast! Today I am delighted to welcome Dr. Mimi Hoang (she/her) to the podcast. In this episode, we discuss the common misconceptions around bisexual people, the pressures bisexual people face when getting into a same-sex relationship and looking at the ways in which Dr. Mimi has helped uplift the bisexual community. 

 

Dr. Mimi Hoang (she/her) is an internationally-recognized psychologist, educator, author, and grassroots activist specializing in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and asexual (LGBTQ+) and Asian Pacific Islander (API) communities. Since the 1990s, she has co-founded three organizations in Los Angeles for bisexual, pansexual, fluid, and other nonmonosexual (AKA "bi+") individuals, authored multiple publications, and earned a seat at the landmark 2013 White House Bisexual Community Roundtable.  

  

Dr. Mimi's steadfast leadership has earned her multiple awards, a feature in Jan Dee Gordon's LGBTQ of Steel photography book, and being named “One of the Most Significant Women in the Bisexual Movement.” She currently works as a Staff Psychologist at Loyola Marymount University (LMU), Clinical Supervisor of the LGBTQIA+ Affirmative Therapy Center at Airport Marina Counseling Services, and is the creator of the "Bi on Life" self-empowerment series and Bi+ Women's Space, a virtual support group for bi+ women in Los Angeles. 

  

In this episode, you will hear: 

  

  • How Dr. Mimi became interested in this line of work  
  • The ways in which Dr. Mimi has helped uplift the bi community  
  • Overcoming the mental health challenges around coming out as bi-sexual  
  • How many people try to invalidate bisexuality as a pathway to becoming gay or lesbian  
  • How the percentage of people in the US identifying as LGBTQ+ has doubled since 2012 
  • Looking at the common misconceptions around bisexual people  
  • Why it’s important to understand that bisexuality is not experimentation 
  • The pressures bisexual people face when getting into a same sex relationship 
  • Recommendations for communities and support groups for bisexual people  

 

Find Dr. Mimi Hoang Online 

https://www.drmimihoang.com  

 

Sex Quiz for Women

https://oasis2care.com/sexquiz/

 

Podcast Produced by Pete Bailey http://petebailey.net/audio

Nov 9, 2021

Welcome to episode 255 of the Sexology Podcast! Today I am delighted to welcome Zachary Zane to the podcast. In this episode, we discuss Zachary’s journey of coming out as bi-sexual, the differences between bisexuality and pansexuality and recommendations on where to start dating if you’re just starting to experiment with bisexuality. 

 

Zachary Zane is a Brooklyn-based columnist, speaker, activist, and sex expert whose work focuses on sexuality, lifestyle, and culture. 

  

He has a weekly sex advice column at Men’s Health titled “Sexplain It,” where he answers a diverse range of questions pertaining to masculinity, ethical non-monogamy, sexual insecurities, and the LGBTQ community. He answers questions with actionable advice that isn't just "communicate with your partner," because let’s be real, we all know that already. 

  

He also has a monthly column at Queer Majority called “Zach and the City,” which explores romance and sexuality through Zane’s fabulous life. Set against the backdrop of New York City, Zane uses his personal experiences as a young and adventurous queer socialite to unpack the current state of cosmopolitan sex, love, and dating.  

  

He currently writes for The Washington Post, Rolling Stone, and Prevention. He was formerly a digital associate editor at OUT Magazine and a contributing editor at Pride.com, Plus Magazine, and The Advocate Magazine. He's been featured in numerous other publications as well, including Playboy, NBC, SELF, Allure, Dazed, AskMen, Slate, Into, Them, Cosmopolitan, Hornet, NewNowNext, LGBTQ Nation, MerryJane, and Bustle. 

  

As a leading bisexual activist, Zane has spoken across the country at universities and panels alike, discussing issues pertaining to the bisexual community, sex-positivity, and ethical non-monogamy. He previously had a biweekly column at Bisexual.org that ran for 18 months.  

  

He attended the "Bisexual White House Briefing" at the White House (under Obama), and has been featured as an expert on a number of podcasts including Dan Savage's "Savage Lovecast." 

  

In this episode, you will hear: 

  

  • Looking at Zachary’s journey of coming out as bi-sexual  
  • Understanding that being bi-sexual is not just a steppingstone to being gay 
  • How many straight people experiment with bisexuality but are ashamed to talk about it  
  • The misconceptions that exist around bisexual men  
  • How the gay community isn’t always welcoming to bisexual men  
  • Looking at the differences between bisexuality and pansexuality 
  • The ways in which coming out as bisexual can affect a person's self-image 
  • Recommendations on where to start dating if you’re just starting to experiment with bisexuality  
  • The role that monogamy and non-monogamy plays in bisexual relationships  
  • Looking at the development of the bisexual community in cities like New York and Los Angeles   
 
 

 

Find Zachary Zane Online 

http://zacharyzane.com  

 

25 Ways To Increase Your Desire 

https://oasis2care.com/opt-in/  

 

Podcast Produced by Pete Bailey http://petebailey.net/audio

Nov 2, 2021

Welcome to episode 254 of the Sexology Podcast! Today is a solo episode where Dr. Nazanin Moali discusses ways in which men can rev up their sex drive, how sexual desire differs between different genders and ways in which you can address and overcome issues of when your partner starts to drift from you sexually. 

  

In this episode, you will hear: 

  

  • The challenges men face with low libido  
  • Looking at the misconceptions that men always being ready and wanting sex  
  • What is sexual desire?  
  • How sexual desire differs between different genders 
  • Looking at hyperactive sexual desire disorder 
  • The biological factors that can affect men’s sexual desire  
  • Ways in which eating disorders can affect sexual desire 
  • Overcoming issues of when your partner starts to drift from you sexually  
  • How to best communicate with your partner when you lose the sexual spark  
  • The ways in which becoming a parent can affect libido  
  • Looking at medications that can lead to low libido through side effects  
  • The relationship of inter-personal factors and how the quality of your relationship relates to the quality of your sex  

 

Find Dr. Nazanin Moali Online 

https://sexologypodcast.com  

 

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Podcast Produced by Pete Bailey http://petebailey.net/audio  

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