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What Is American Sex? 

On American Sex Sunny Megatron & Ken Melvoin-Berg deep-dive into guests unique experiences with sexuality, gender, and identity. Some stories are very intimate. Others deal with bigger picture components like fighting legislation or changing the way our society views sex, kink, and unconventional relationships. Every story has one thing in common-- the very blurred line between what’s personal and what touches us all. Featuring an eclectic mix of guests from all walks of life, American Sex podcast will have you rolling on the floor with laughter and learning a lot at the same time. 

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About the Hosts

Sunny Megatron & Ken Melvoin-Berg are sexuality educators/ edutainers specializing in BDSM, alt-sexuality, and couples play. The pair helped create and produce the groundbreaking, sex-positive TV show Sex With Sunny Megatron on Showtime. Ken & Sunny also hosted the show Outside the Box with Sunny Megatron on Amazon Video. They have been featured in Cosmo, Playboy, Jezebel, Buzzfeed, CNN, Refinery29, Playgirl Magazine, and more. 

On a more personal note, this dynamic duo are married, parents, occasionally ethically non-monogamous, and lifestyle BDSM enthusiasts. Most importantly, Ken and Sunny make taking about awkward topics easy-- they are approachable, real, and hilarious. 

Hosts: Sunny Megatron & Ken Melvoin-Berg

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Jan 22, 2018

Sexologist Cyndi Darnell dives in deep discussing #MeToo, the Aziz Ansari story, and how it relates to all of us. We know that #TimesUp and things have to change but how do we go about that? What steps do we take? What’s our personal responsibility? We discuss effective sexual communication, the role sex ed plays in all of this, plus Cyndi gives tips for sex-positive parenting. Before the interview, Sunny & Ken talk about hangovers and drinking Downy, plus Sunny has an embarrassing recording mishap.

Cyndi also tells us a hilarious story about a date gone very wrong.  It's separate from the episode and you can hear it here:

Guest Bio

Cyndi Darnell is Australia’s most in demand sex and relationship therapist, spearheading progressive sex & relationships seminars for adults that deeply change people’s lives and in 2015 she was the only sexologist named on MindBodyGreen’s Top 100 Women to Watch.

Her approach spans the clinical to the esoteric, and is a reviewer and contributor to the academic Journals  Sex Education ( UK) Porn Studies ( UK) & Sex & Relationship Therapy ( UK). In 2015 she released The Atlas of Erotic Anatomy and Arousal a pioneering educational video series designed to give upfront adult information about sex, the body and most importantly, pleasure!  She’s currently working on her first book exploring the fusion of the mind, body and heart in enhancing and exploring libido and desire.

Her 5 degrees range from a bachelor in adult education to two masters degrees in sexology and psychotherapy. A regular in the Australian media she has appeared on TV, radio and print as well as being principal consultant and advisor on Northern Pictures “Luke Warm Sex” (on Netflix)

She counsels individuals & couples, offers training to professionals on sex and the human condition, and offers insight into the quandaries of the erotic to transform fear into freedom. Currently based in Australia and soon to be in New York City in 2018.

Episode 25 Topics

Forgetting to press record, misplaced anger, University of Tennessee Sex Week, modeling vulnerability, opening angels, #MeToo backlash, early childhood memories, emotional literacy, religious play, sexual communication, bad dates, the flavors of sex, tide pods, conspiracy theories, community sex ed, anal sex, tinder dates, defining sexual assault, comprehensive sex ed, erotic expression, why women don’t speak up, testosterone and sexuality, scratching your ass in public, gender socialization, victim blaming,  sex positive parenting, overrepresentation of sex & violence narratives, sex ed in math class, drinking fabric softener, cultural trauma, Margaret Atwood, emotional labor

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