Annie Lobert is a survivor of more than a decade of sex trafficking. She is an internationally recognized expert and advocate to men and women in the commercial sex industry from her personal experience.Ep. 48: Interview with Dr. Robert Jensen
Robert Jensen is a professor in the School of Journalism at the University of Texas, a founding board member of the Third Coast Activist Resource Center, and a member of the board of Culture Reframed.Ep. 47: Interview With Tony Porter
Tony Porter is an author, educator and activist working to advance social justice issues and is featured in the documentary Liberated: The New Sexual Revolution.Ep. 46: Interview With Dr. Harvey Schwartz
Psychologist and author Harvey Schwartz unpacks the dynamics of institutional power and how it can contribute to exploitation. Dr. Schwartz is practicing psychologist and author of Dialogues With Forgotten Voices: Relational Perspectives On Child Abuse Trauma And The Treatment Of Severe Dissociative Disorders.Ep. 45: Masculine Identity
This episode explores how modern pop culture heavily influenced by media figures has socialized boys into a toxic form of masculinity. This problematic “narcissistic male modeling” is part of the larger “porn culture” we find ourselves living in today.Ep. 44: Porn Culture Says Sex is Meaningless
Sex has become something our culture worships, at the same time we have lost all value and reverence for the act itself. Benjamin and Laila talk about how meaningless sex is a foundational part of our modern “porn culture”.Ep. 43: Hugh Hefner Changes Everything
This episode explains the rise of Hugh Hefner and his harmful impact on the world as we know it. Benjamin and Laila discuss the role that Hefner played in both the commodification of women’s sexuality and in shaping our culture’s toxic masculinity.Ep. 42: The Ideological Backdrop of the Sexual Revolution and the Influence of Alfred Kinsey The history of prominent ideology leading up to the the sexual revolution is explained, as well as the explosive impact that Alfred Kinsey’s “research” on human sexuality had at the time, and to this day.