The Best 9 Sex Podcasts For Self-Education & New Perspectives

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One of our favorite ways to educate (or re-educate) ourselves about sex? Podcasts. We love listening to sexperts and sex educators break down our most burning questions about all things sex, pleasure, and intimacy. 

While not a comprehensive list (add your favorites to the comment section ?), these are a few of our favorite sex podcasts for inclusive, courageous, and engaging conversations about everything from foreplay and intercourse to self-pleasure and common bedroom struggles. Give them a listen! 

Are books more your thing? Here are our favorite books to help you reconnect with your body and sexual desires.

1. The Sexually Liberated Woman

Listen For | Sexual liberation for women and femme-identifying folks
Recommended Episode | Let’s Talk About Sexual Desire
Where To Tune In | iTunes; Spotify; Soundcloud

This sex podcast is a haven for sexual healing and ultimate liberation. Hosted by Sex educator and sexuality doula? Ev’Yan Whitney, The Sexually Liberated Woman covers essential and often stigmatized topics, including gender, desire, consent, and pleasure. Episodes range in length from 20 to 60 minutes.

Reviews | “I often listen to podcasts to learn new things, but The Sexually Liberated Woman goes beyond education for me. Ev'Yan and her guests are healing me, helping me to write new, sex-positive and wonderfully affirming messages around sex…Also, Ev'Yan is wonderfully inclusive and social justice minded, and I love hearing her take on all kinds of issues.” - Alicia S, iTunes Review

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2. Authentic Sex Podcast

Listen For | Empowering information to transform your sex life
Recommended Episode | 7 New Year Rituals For Better Sex
Where To Tune In | iTunes; Spotify; Soundcloud

Hosted by Tantra Practitioner and Australia’s leading sexologist Juliet Allen, the Authentic Sex Podcast expands on some of our favorite sex topics, including self-pleasure, tantric sex, and sex education. This podcast is bold, unapologetic, and candid about all-things sex and pleasure. Episodes average 30 to 40 minutes.

Reviews | “I am so glad I found Juliets podcast. Its so smart and honest, and offers advice on anything you can think of—sex-related.” - Christina Z, iTunes Review

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3. Where Should We Begin?

Listen For | Real-life couples therapy sessions
Recommended Episode | Sexlessness
Where To Tune In | iTunes; Spotify; Stitcher

Is this audible original series, Esther Perel invites listeners into her office, where she helps couples navigate complicated relationships and sexual struggles. While not every episode of Where Should We Begin? deals with sexuality, we find this podcast helps us better understand and community with our partners—both in and out of the bedroom. Episodes average 45 to 60 minutes.

Reviews | “Its fascinating and riveting to be a fly on the wall of these therapy sessions and get a glimpse into the private lives of others. I could listen to a thousand episodes of this podcast and never get bored.” - Debra, iTunes Review

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4. VagEsteem?

Best For | A healthier sex education curriculum
Recommended Episode | Sex Work Is Work
Where To Tune In | iTunes; Soundcloud; Stitcher

The VagEsteem? podcast wants you to have more confidence in yourself, your body, and your vulva. Hosted by Vanessa Geffrard, a health and sex educator in Baltimore, Maryland, it’s been around since 2016 and covers everything from sex work and legislation to endometriosis and infertility. Episodes average 60 minutes. 

Reviews | “I love this podcast. I recently started to Vagesteem and am hooked! This podcast is educational (medically accurate!) while being hilarious and real.” - Carlyn K, Facebook Review

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5. The Dildorks

Best For | Dorky discourse on sex, dating, and masturbating
Recommended Episode | Getting This Party Started
Where To Tune In | iTunes; Spotify; Stitcher

Award-winning journalist Kate Sloan and sex educator Bex Caputo met at sex blogger’s retreat in 2015. The self-proclaimed “brain twins, best friends, and sex nerds” decided to start a podcast together, and The Dildorks was born. Listen to this one for dorky discourse on all things sex—including BDSM, sexual aftercare, and kinks.

Reviews | “This podcast brings me so much joy. Bex and Kate are the smartest funniest people. I'm either learning new things from them or laughing with them or going YES ME TOO, or all 3 at once! It's great.” - Caitlin L, iTunes Review

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6. Sex With Emily

Best For | Non-judgmental sex advice
Recommended Episode | Staycation Sex
Where To Tune In | iTunes; Spotify; Stitcher

With more than 300 episodes and 3.5k reviews, Sex With Emily is a favorite among podcast listeners. This series is hosted by author and sex therapist Dr. Emily Morse and includes an impressive guest lineup of doctors, therapists, and sexual wellness experts. You can also send your sex questions to Emily, which she answers during the show. Episodes average 50 minutes.

Reviews | “Emily, host of the Sex With Emily podcast, highlight all aspects of sex, relationships and more in this cant miss podcast! The host and expert guests offer insightful advice and information that is helpful to anyone that listens!” - Clarisse G, iTunes Review

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7. Speaking Of Sex

Best For | Explicit yet soulful conversations about sex and sexuality
Recommended Episode | Finding New Pleasure Pathways
Where To Tune In | iTunes; Spotify; Stitcher

Another podcast with more than 300+ episodes, Speaking of Sex from The Pleasure Mechanics (sexologists and life partners, Chris and Charlotte), this podcast is informative, straightforward, and perfect for learning about sex mechanics. No subject is off-limits or taboo, and this show answers reader questions as well. Episodes average 30 minutes.

Reviews | “The Pleasure Mechanics changed my life! I didnt realize how much time I was spending in my head, spinning my wheels and stuck on shame and guilt. This course helped me to find relief and guided me through the journey to enjoy the sexual pleasures of life.” - Mark F, iTunes Review

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8. Disability After Dark

Best For | A podcast that looks at disability, sexuality and everything in between
Recommended Episode | The Handicast
Where To Tune In | iTunes; Stitcher; Spotify

Hosted by Disability Awareness Consultant Andrew Gurza, the Disability After Dark podcast airs real conversations about disability and sexuality. With almost 200 episodes at the time of writing, the show archive covers everything from accessible sex positions and beds to pop culture and inclusive language. We especially love the newly launched podcast within the podcast about Handi, a new sex toy putting pleasure within reach for people with hand limitations.

Reviews | “All of the work that Andrew does to normalize disability and sex is amazing and this podcast is no exception. Being disabled myself, it’s especially important to me to learn about others’ experiences. Disability After Dark is forever introducing me to new topics and breaking down biases that I don’t even know I hold. Would definitely recommend to a wide variety of people!” - Kylie S, iTunes Review

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9. Turn Me On

Best For | Pillow-talk about sex and pleasure 
Recommended Episode | Creativity and Sexuality
Where To Tune In | iTunes; Spotify

Jeremie and Bryde are a married, polyamorous couple who love having conversations about what it means to be a sexual being in the world. With a candid and humor-filled approach, the hosts chat weekly (often with sex experts) about all things pleasure, intimacy, and sexuality. Turn Me On episodes average 60 to 90 minutes.

Reviews | “You two bring such a refreshing touch of love, the openness of relationships, the devoutness of a friendship and togetherness. the world needs more people like you two, to keep it real, and to open their eyes to intimacy, no matter where it comes from or how it comes into your life.” - Rosa C, iTunes Review

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