Amy Jo Goddard specializes in women’s healing & empowerment and after the week our country has had, this conversation is perfectly timed. Sunny & Amy Jo discuss the impact of age of #MeToo has had on various members of society–women, survivors, allies, non-binary folks, men, people of color, etc–and how our roles in it all intertwine. Their discussion zeros in on how these factors affect women’s sexuality: why so many have difficulty focusing on pleasure and embracing desire, the struggle of getting sexual and emotional needs met, healing from trauma, feeling sexually ‘broken’, learning to be fully present in your body, and more. Amy Jo gives us a peek at the magic that goes on during private empowerment retreats plus gives great tips for partners of those negatively affected by the Kavanaugh hearings. Sunny also announces some nifty new podcast swag on its way to Patreon members.
Episode Guest Bio
Hailing from Military Dad and Recovering-Catholic-Proudly-Sandra-Dee-Mom, Amy Jo Goddard had no other choice but to become a sex educator just to sail the shaky waters of human experience and help her family survive. Actually, they don’t really take sex advice from her.
But thousands of others have—Amy Jo is author of Woman on Fire: Nine Elements to Wake up Your Erotic Energy, Personal Power and Sexual Intelligence and co-author of the best-selling classic Lesbian Sex Secrets for Men, recently published in second edition. She earned her Master’s degree in Human Sexuality Education at New York University and has been teaching and speaking about feminism and sexuality for over two decades, including her TEDx talk “Owning Your Sexual Power.” She facilitates sexual empowerment programs and trains sexual empowerment coaches and educators. Her Fire Woman Retreat is an annual sexual empowerment event for her tribe of women who are on the path. She also works with companies to create workplace cultures that honor consent, equality, stellar communication, and collaborative leadership. Her forthcoming film At Your Cervix, examines patient consent and bodily autonomy in gynecology and medical education, aiming to end unethical practices that harm both patients and medical students.
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Episode 61 Links
- Amy Jo Goddard Website http://amyjogoddard.com/
- Amy Jo Goddard Twitter https://twitter.com/AmyJoGoddard
- Amy Jo Goddard Instagram http://instagram.com/sexualempowerment
- Amy Jo Goddard Facebook https://www.facebook.com/amyjogoddard.coach/
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