Doing It! with Hannah Witton

Doing It! with Hannah Witton

Hannah Witton
Nov 18, 2020 48 min

Gender Euphoria, Chosen Family and Being Non-Binary with Jamie Windust

In this episode, Hannah is joined by Jamie Windust, who is a model, contributing editor at Gay Times, and a recently published author with their book ‘In Their Shoes: Navigating Non-Binary Life’. Jamie discusses their book and about gender euphoria. They and Hannah also talk about what chosen family is and why it’s so important, as well as the role of fashion and make-up in Jamie’s journey discovering their gender. Finally, Hannah and Jamie discuss the dating, depedestaling romance, and what’s in Jamie’s Snapchat archive. ✨MORE ABOUT JAMIE WINDUST✨ Jamie Windust is an award-winning editor, author, model and contributing editor at Gay Times. Their work focuses on discussing through their notable wit and humour, LGBTQ+ and trans specific issues across the world, as well as specifically within the fashion and beauty industries. They have worked and spoken for the likes of TEDxLondon, Gucci, Huffington Post, i-D and Sky News. - In Their Shoes: Navigating Non-Binary Life: https://www.waterstones.com/book/in-their-shoes/jamie-windust/9781787752429 - Twitter: https://twitter.com/jamie_windust - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jamie_windust/ 📝CHECK OUT THE SHOW NOTES 📝 https://doingitpodcast.co.uk ✨CONNECT WITH US ✨ https://www.instagram.com/doingitpodcast https://twitter.com/doingitpodcast 👀WANT EARLY & AD-FREE ACCESS TO EPISODES?👀 https://www.patreon.com/hannahwitton ✏️SIGN UP TO OUR NEWSLETTER✏️ http://bit.ly/HannahWittonsNewsletter
Nov 11, 2020 55 min

Sex Worker Rights with Lady Charlotte Rose

In this episode, Hannah is joined by Lady Charlotte Rose, who is a multi-award-winning sex worker, radio presenter, author, political campaigner, mother, and serial wanker. Lady Charlotte Rose discusses both in person sex work as well as sex work in online spaces. She and Hannah talk about the UK laws around sex work and the campaign for decriminalisation, and what the difference is between decriminalisation and legalisation. Finally, Hannah and Lady Charlotte Rose discuss experiences in the sex industry, apps that exist for sex workers’ safety, and how COIVD has affected the sex industry as a whole. ✨MORE ABOUT LADY CHARLOTTE ROSE✨ Introducing the 1st lady of sex, the multi award winning sex worker, radio presenter, author, political campaigner, musical performer, mother and serial wanker, Lady Charlotte Rose: - Personal Twitter: https://twitter.com/_charlie_rose - Political Twitter: https://twitter.com/1stladyofsex - Radio show: https://twitter.com/rosetalkssex - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/1stladyofsex/ 📝CHECK OUT THE SHOW NOTES 📝 https://doingitpodcast.co.uk ✨CONNECT WITH US ✨ https://www.instagram.com/doingitpodcast https://twitter.com/doingitpodcast 👀WANT EARLY & AD-FREE ACCESS TO EPISODES?👀 https://www.patreon.com/hannahwitton ✏️SIGN UP TO OUR NEWSLETTER✏️ http://bit.ly/HannahWittonsNewsletter
Nov 04, 2020 59 min

Being Naked, Queer Sex and Fingering with Ruby Rare

In this episode, Hannah is joined by Ruby Rare, who is a queer non-monogamous sex educator. Ruby discusses her new book ‘Sex Ed: a Guide for Adults’, and what it was like writing a book in lockdown. She and Hannah talk about Ruby’s love for being nude, her body positive life drawing class, and how queerness can allow people to write their own rules about sex and relationship structures. Finally, Hannah and Ruby answer questions from Instagram about consent, delayed ejaculation, and queer sex, and Ruby talks more about her jelly fetish! ✨MORE ABOUT RUBY RARE✨ Ruby Rare is a queer, non-monogamous, pink-haired sex educator on a mission to get people talking more confidently and inclusively about sex. She’s an ambassador for Brook, the UK's leading sexual health charity for young people, co-founder of Body Love Sketch Club, a body positive life drawing class, and when the world is less pandemic-y she runs workshops for adults on porn, pleasure, and non-monogamy. Her debut book Sex Ed: A Guide for Adults is out now. - Twitter: https://twitter.com/_rubyrare - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/rubyrare/ - Sex Ed: A Guide for Adults: https://www.waterstones.com/book/sex-ed/ruby-rare/9781526628374 - Body Love Sketch Club: https://www.instagram.com/bodylovesketchclub/ 📝CHECK OUT THE SHOW NOTES 📝 https://doingitpodcast.co.uk ✨CONNECT WITH US ✨ https://www.instagram.com/doingitpodcast https://twitter.com/doingitpodcast 👀WANT EARLY & AD-FREE ACCESS TO EPISODES?👀 https://www.patreon.com/hannahwitton ✏️SIGN UP TO OUR NEWSLETTER✏️ http://bit.ly/HannahWittonsNewsletter
Oct 28, 2020 45 min

Sex Tech, Toys and Accessibility with Jules Margo

In this episode, Hannah is joined by Jules Margo, who is the co-founder and COO of Hot Octopuss, a sex toy company that champions inclusivity and accessibility in their products and marketing. Jules discusses sex toy technology and development, and some of the exciting things happening in the sex toy industry. She and Hannah talk about the intersection of disability and sexuality as well as Hot Octopuss’s focus on accessibility in their sex toys. Finally, Hannah and Jules discuss how COVID-19 has affected sex toy sales, long distance relationships, and people getting into solo kink, and answer some of your questions from Instagram about toy recommendations, how to clean your sex toys, and whether more expensive sex toys are really worth it. ✨MORE ABOUT JULES MARGO AND HOT OCTOPUSS✨ Julia Margo co-founded the premium British company Hot Octopuss in 2011 with her good friend, Adam Lewis. As Chief Operating Officer, Julia directs Hot Octopuss’s marketing department and leads its public relations team. Her expertise stems from roles in top UK organisations including the think tank Demos, the consumer group Which? and the medical research charity Genesis Research Trust. She is also a published author on social change, wellbeing and consumer issues. Jules lives in London with her 3 children. - Personal Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jules.margo/ - Personal Twitter: https://twitter.com/jules_margo - Hot Octopuss: https://www.hotoctopuss.com/ - Hot Octopuss Twitter: https://twitter.com/HotOctopuss 📝CHECK OUT THE SHOW NOTES 📝 https://doingitpodcast.co.uk ✨CONNECT WITH US ✨ https://www.instagram.com/doingitpodcast https://twitter.com/doingitpodcast 👀WANT EARLY & AD-FREE ACCESS TO EPISODES?👀 https://www.patreon.com/hannahwitton ✏️SIGN UP TO OUR NEWSLETTER✏️ http://bit.ly/HannahWittonsNewsletter
Oct 21, 2020 54 min

Sexual Desire and the Three Times a Week Myth with Dr Karen Gurney

In this episode, Hannah is joined by Dr Karen Gurney, who is a clinical psychologist, psychosexologist, and author of the book “Mind the Gap: The Truth about Desire and how to Futureproof Your Sex Life”. Karen discusses desire and also the myths around the average frequency of sex. She and Hannah talk about how we have no actual measurement for desire, and what good sex actually is. Finally, Hannah and Karen discuss how to find out what good sex is for you, the idea of sexual currency, and whether or not scheduling sex is a good idea. ✨MORE ABOUT DR KAREN GURNEY✨ Dr Karen Gurney (@thesexdoctor), is an NHS clinical psychologist/psychosexologist on a mission to improve the sex lives of the nation by translating research and clinical experience to normalise and improve people’s relationship with sex. She believes that sex is always political and brings this intersectional perspective plus her vast experience in this field (and with marginalised groups such as the LGBTQ+ community) to challenge people’s thinking. She is also Director of The Havelock Clinic, an independent sexual problems service offering innovative, accessible and low cost online workshops for better sex as well as free downloadable tools and worksheets. As part of her mission to educate, inform and challenge widely held ideas that harm people’s sex lives she did her first TEDx talk and wrote her first book, ‘Mind The Gap: the truth about desire and how to futureproof your sex life’ in 2020. - Mind the Gap: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/52243236-mind-the-gap - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thesexdoctor/ - Twitter: https://twitter.com/karengurney5 - Website: https://thehavelockclinic.com/ 📝CHECK OUT THE SHOW NOTES 📝 https://doingitpodcast.co.uk ✨CONNECT WITH US ✨ https://www.instagram.com/doingitpodcast https://twitter.com/doingitpodcast 👀WANT EARLY & AD-FREE ACCESS TO EPISODES?👀 https://www.patreon.com/hannahwitton ✏️SIGN UP TO OUR NEWSLETTER✏️ http://bit.ly/HannahWittonsNewsletter
Oct 14, 2020 47 min

Life and Sexuality in a Fat, Black Body with Stephanie Yeboah

In this episode, Hannah is joined by Stephanie Yeboah, who is a plus size style blogger, author, journalist, and content creator. Stephanie discusses her debut book, Fattily Ever After, and the histories of and differences between the fat acceptance and body positive movements. She and Hannah talk about how the body positive movement has changed over the years, as well as discussing dating and the fear of loneliness. Finally, Hannah and Steph discuss the racist stereotypes and assumptions about Black women and their bodies as well as the hypersexualisation of Black women and the desexualisation of fat Black women. CW: Brief mention of sexual abuse and violence to minors in relation to R Kelly. Timestamps: 34:42 - 35:40. ✨MORE ABOUT STEPHANIE YEBOAH✨ Stephanie Yeboah is a plus-size style blogger, fat acceptance advocate, freelance writer, public speaker, sometimes-broadcaster and debut author. Find out more: - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stephanieyeboah/ - Twitter: https://twitter.com/stephanieyeboah - Website: https://www.stephanieyeboah.com/ 📝CHECK OUT THE SHOW NOTES 📝 https://doingitpodcast.co.uk ✨CONNECT WITH US ✨ https://www.instagram.com/doingitpodcast https://twitter.com/doingitpodcast 👀WANT EARLY & AD-FREE ACCESS TO EPISODES?👀 https://www.patreon.com/hannahwitton ✏️SIGN UP TO OUR NEWSLETTER✏️ http://bit.ly/HannahWittonsNewsletter
Oct 07, 2020 48 min

The Swinger Lifestyle and Parties with Shani and Tony Hart

In this episode, Hannah is joined by Shani and Tony Hart, who are swingers and who own two erotic boutiques called Hart’s Desires. Shani and Tony discuss what swinging is, Shani and Tony’s boundaries and how to find your own, as well as how to find fellow swingers and events and the importance of communication. They and Hannah talk about the swinging scene in relation to feminist and anti-racist spaces, and the segregation they’ve witnessed in the swinging community. Finally, Hannah, Shani, and Tony discuss running a business together, conflicts in relationships, and therapy. ✨MORE ABOUT SHANI AND TONY HART✨ Shani and Tony Hart are a married couple who are swingers and own two erotic boutiques called Hart’s Desires. Find out more: - Hart’s Desires shop: https://hartsdesires.com/ - Twitter: https://twitter.com/hartsdesires - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/hartsdesires/ - Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HARTS.DESIRES2/ 📝CHECK OUT THE SHOW NOTES 📝 https://doingitpodcast.co.uk ✨CONNECT WITH US ✨ https://www.instagram.com/doingitpodcast https://twitter.com/doingitpodcast 👀WANT EARLY & AD-FREE ACCESS TO EPISODES?👀 https://www.patreon.com/hannahwitton ✏️SIGN UP TO OUR NEWSLETTER✏️ http://bit.ly/HannahWittonsNewsletter
Sep 16, 2020 52 min

What the New Relationships and Sex Education Schools Guidance Really Means with Lisa Hallgarten

In this episode, Hannah is joined by Lisa Hallgarten, who is the Head of Policy and Public Affairs at Brook. Lisa discusses Sexual Health Week 2020: Get Your RSE in Gear, and what the new UK law about mandatory sex and relationships education means for schools and teachers from September 2020. She and Hannah talk about the 30 year campaign to get RSE on the UK curriculum, the guidance released by the government, and what it does (and doesn’t) contain. Finally, Lisa and Hannah discuss the problem with “age-appropriateness” and Lisa gives some tips and resources for teachers. ✨MORE ABOUT LISA HALLGARTEN✨ Lisa is Head of Policy and Public Affairs at Brook the young people’s sexual health charity. She has spent her career as an educator, trainer and advocate for young people’s rights to accessible sexual health services; and championing inclusive, comprehensive, and sex-positive Relationships and Sex Education. She has published extensively on young people’s reproductive and sexual health; and in 2018 made a film to mark the 50th anniversary of the Abortion Act: Kind to Women: how the 1967 Abortion Act changed our lives. - Brook: https://www.brook.org.uk/ - Twitter: https://twitter.com/BrookCharity - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/brook_sexpositive/ 📝CHECK OUT THE SHOW NOTES 📝 https://doingitpodcast.co.uk ✨CONNECT WITH US ✨ https://www.instagram.com/doingitpodcast https://twitter.com/doingitpodcast 👀WANT EARLY & AD-FREE ACCESS TO EPISODES?👀 https://www.patreon.com/hannahwitton ✏️SIGN UP TO OUR NEWSLETTER✏️ http://bit.ly/HannahWittonsNewsletter
Sep 09, 2020 41 min

Autism, Dating and Relationships with Thomas Henley

In this episode, Hannah is joined by Thomas Henley from Aspergers Growth, who is a YouTuber, podcaster, and speaker on topics around autism and mental health. Thomas discusses autism, dating, and relationships, and also the different issues that might come up in a relationship between a neurotypical person and a non-neurotypical person. He and Hannah talk about communication, and learning how to flirt and recognise flirting, and finally, Hannah and Thomas discuss potential sensory issues during sex. ✨MORE ABOUT THOMAS HENLEY✨ Thomas Henley is a YouTuber, podcaster, and speaker on topics around autism and mental health. You can find more of his work here: - YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/AspergersGrowth/featured - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/aspergersgrowth/ - Twitter: https://twitter.com/AspergersGrowth - Podcast: https://anchor.fm/thoughtyauti - Documentary: https://youtu.be/eLpcPOSFfNE?autoplay=1&mute=0 📝CHECK OUT THE SHOW NOTES 📝 https://doingitpodcast.co.uk ✨CONNECT WITH US ✨ https://www.instagram.com/doingitpodcast https://twitter.com/doingitpodcast 👀WANT EARLY & AD-FREE ACCESS TO EPISODES?👀 https://www.patreon.com/hannahwitton ✏️SIGN UP TO OUR NEWSLETTER✏️ http://bit.ly/HannahWittonsNewsletter
Sep 02, 2020 43 min

What Our Fantasies Mean and Sex Coaching with Dr Lori Beth Bisbey

In this episode, Hannah is joined by Dr. Lori Beth Bisbey, who is a psychologist and an intimacy and sex coach.Lori Beth discusses the work she does and some of her own personal experiences. She and Hannah talk about the difference between sex therapy and sex coaching, and some of the problems her clients come to her with around desire and arousal. Hannah and Lori Beth discuss what our sexual fantasies really mean about our deepest desires, how fantasies can differ from what we actually want in real life, and how to use our fantasies to benefit us instead of making us feel ashamed. ❗ CW: Lori Beth describes a personal experience of sexual violence at 29:57 - 31:00. This episode also includes discussion of sexual violence and trauma in the context of sex therapy and coaching throughout the episode as well as discussion of consensual non-consensual fantasies and how they can affect the people having them. ✨MORE ABOUT DR LORI BETH BISBEY✨ Dr Lori Beth Bisbey is a sex & intimacy coach and psychologist whose expertise lies in working with individuals, couples, and groups to explore their sexuality, discover a deeper level of sexual congruence, heal from past sexual trauma, as well as create more meaningful, pleasurable, exciting, and authentic intimate relationships. - Website: https://the-intimacy-coach.com/ - Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/drbisbey/ - Twitter: https://twitter.com/drbisbey 📝CHECK OUT THE SHOW NOTES 📝 https://doingitpodcast.co.uk ✨CONNECT WITH US ✨ https://www.instagram.com/doingitpodcast https://twitter.com/doingitpodcast 👀WANT EARLY & AD-FREE ACCESS TO EPISODES?👀 https://www.patreon.com/hannahwitton ✏️SIGN UP TO OUR NEWSLETTER✏️ http://bit.ly/HannahWittonsNewsletter
Doing It! with Hannah Witton
Genre
Society & Culture
Episodes
74
Frequency
Weekly podcast
Prediction
Next episode Wednesday, November 25
Website
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