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Mine To Own: Part 3 - Season 2, Episode 11

Mine To Own: Part 3

A dominatrix, a romance novelist, and a new mom walk into a podcast episode… this episode! The final part of our 3-part series on “Periods, Pussies, and Power: Asian American Woman & Our Sexuality” and what happens when we assert ownership over our sexuality: we get to see and value our bodies in a totally new way, we get to dole out our own happiness and pleasure, we get to define what a woman’s sexuality is and who it is for. 

Periods, Pussies, and Power: Asian American Woman & Our Sexuality” is a 3-part series of stories from Asian American women about our sexuality in all its color, nuance, and embarrassing hilarity. We explore getting our period for the first time, losing our virginity, discovering masturbation, pursuing sexual pleasure, and through it all, find what it is we stand to gain in embracing our sexuality as Asian American Women.

Recognition thanks and gratitude go to Learkana Chong, Lucy Sweetkill, Mindy Hung, Valerie Francisco-Menchavez, Zed Meade at the Center for Research and Education on Sexuality at San Francisco State University, Kai Ling Chieh, Alison Lee, Marielle Magtibay, and Johnson Fung. Music credit goes to Kevin Macleod of Incompetech, Bruno Mars, 3 Doors Down, and Helen Reddy. Subscribe to Sample Space on iTunes or your podcast app of choice so that you don’t miss Season 3! 

Mindy Hung’s many books can be found at mindyhung.com. More of Learkana Chong’s writing can be found at lampshadeonherhead.blog.

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Touched For The Very First Time: Part 2 - Season 2, Episode 10

Touched For The Very First Time: Part 2

First times are tough: they are sticky, and awkward, and for Asian American women in particular, guilt-ridden due to familial and cultural influences. In Part 2 of our special series on “Periods, Pussies, and Power: Asian American Woman & Our Sexuality”, in all its glory, stories about our first times, good and bad, embarrassing and scary, alone and with others.

“Periods, Pussies, and Power: Asian American Woman & Our Sexuality” is a 3-part series of stories from Asian American women about our sexuality in all its color, nuance, and embarrassing hilarity. We explore getting our period for the first time, losing our virginity, discovering masturbation, pursuing sexual pleasure, and through it all, find what it is we stand to gain in embracing our sexuality as Asian American Women.

Special thank yous and deep admiration go to Johnson Fung, Lynette Ferrer, Melissa Hadiyanto, Vicki So, who writes romance at vickiessex.com, and Priyanka Wali, whom you can find at priyankiwalicomedy.com for a list of her stand up shows across San Francisco. Music credit goes to Kevin Macleod of Incompetech, Madonna, and Inner Circle. 

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On Becoming A Woman: Part 1 - Season 2, Episode 9

On Becoming A Woman: Part 1

The first part of our special series on “Periods, Pussies, and Power: Asian American Woman & Our Sexuality” begins with what it means to become a woman. Featuring a vignette of Asian American women confessing their most embarrassing, hilarious, and cringe-worthy spills, one Asian American girl’s vagina monologue, and a story on what coming of age really means, Part 1 explores the internal and external cultural expectations Asian American women face when it comes to becoming a woman.

"Periods, Pussies, and Power: Asian American Woman & Our Sexuality” is a 3-part series of stories from Asian American women about our sexuality in all its color, nuance, and embarrassing hilarity. We explore getting our period for the first time, losing our virginity, discovering masturbation, pursuing sexual pleasure, and through it all, find what it is we stand to gain in embracing our sexuality as Asian American Women.

Special thanks, recognition, and accolades go to Learkana Chong, Abeer Hoque, Joyce S., Melissa Hadiyanto, Serena Olsen and Laura Millar at the Lighthouse Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired, Priyanka Wali, Jenna Rapues, Lotus Dao, MLin and the good folks at API Equality Northern California, Celine Parreñas Shimizu, Kristin Cheung and the leadership of the many women who have come before and will come after. Music credit goes to Kevin Macleod of Incompetech.

Abeer Hoque’s memoir, Olive Witch is available online and in-stories now, Priyanka Wali’s comedy and stand up schedule can be found at priyankawali.com, and Learkana Chong’s writing can be found at lampshadeonherhead.blog.

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The Next Generation - Season 2, Episode 2

Talkin’ bout my generation: what it means to be part of it, raising it, and defining it. Stories about the next generation and all the expectations, guilt, sacrifice, love, disappointment, and skydiving that comes with it. #immigrantparents

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