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87 Year-Old Pro-Sex Feminist Discusses The Female Orgasm – Betty Dodson – SC 81

by | December 6, 2016
2 min read

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Is the female orgasm that complicated and powerful? It can be for some of us, but in this episode, women’s sexuality pioneer and sexologist Betty Dodson offers some extremely practical, no-nonsense advice for women (and men) around the orgasm. Hear some enlightening and very intimate details of what a woman can do to dissolve the shame and step into true enjoyment of an orgasm. From group sex to being witnessed masturbating, this episode is sure to confront you and lift you up.

SHOWNOTES

  • How did Betty get first started in teaching sex and orgasm? [8:30]
  • What’s the current state of feminism and sexuality? [11:00]
  • What does a bodysex group do? [12:00]
  • Why is this kind of bodysex work important for women? [16:30]
  • How often should a woman orgasm to give her vitality? [18:00]
  • Have they figured out where the fluid of a G-spot orgasm comes from? [19:00]
  • What does Betty think about Orgasmic Meditation (OMing)? [20:00]
  • Betty’s suggestions on how to experience your first female orgasm. [24:00]
  • Does feeling safe with a partner matter affect the quality of the orgasm? [26:00]
  • How to create a sex-positive world? [27:30]
  • Betty’s thoughts on using sex toys for orgasm. [32:00]
  • Is monogamy realistic? [34:00]
  • Best way to heal from sexual shame & trauma? [36:00]
  • Betty’s best advice for married couples to revive their sex life. [39:00]
  • Your action step. [43:00]

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Betty Dodson, artist, author, and PhD sexologist has been one of the principal voices for women’s sexual pleasure and health for over three decades.  Betty continues her private practice as a sex coach in New York City (click here for details).

Her first book, Liberating Masturbation: A Meditation on Selflove (’74) became a feminist classic. Sex for One (’87) sold over a million copies. Orgasms for Two (’02) embraces partner sex. Most recently she released My Romantic Love Wars: A Sexual Memoir that details her experiences with America’s Sexual Revolution, the women’s movement and her feminist sexual activism.

In 2011, Betty received the public service award from SSSS (Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality) and the MASTERS AND JOHNSON AWARD presented by SSTAR (Society for Sex Therapy and Research).   Betty was recently named one of the top ten sexual revolutionaries by Cosmopolitan magazine and number 43 of the 100 most important people in sex by Playboy Magazine.