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Sluts & Scholars is one of Cosmopolitan's "Hot Podcasts to Listen To." Nicoletta Heidegger is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (#110256) and Sexologist. She chats with folks from across sexuality, kink, and professional spectrums about desire, pleasure, shame, stigma and (of course) bodily functions. 

Combining irreverence and expertise, on the docket is anything remotely related to sexual, reproductive and bodily autonomy; from the indigenous menstrual practices of the Hupa Valley tribe, to beauty confidence advice from Dita von Teese,  anal sex pro tips from Jessica Drake, and Cyberstalking with Amber Heard. Join these slutty scholars as they help to make your sex smarter, and your smarts sexier. 

Oct 15, 2020

This episode features sexologist and soon-to-be therapist Emily L. Depasse. Emily and Nicoletta talk about all things Herpes from stigma, to sex education, policy, and personal stories. Have you ever wondered how to tell a new or ongoing partner that you have Herpes? Tune in to find out how to navigate this very common virus. 
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Resources mentioned in the episode: 
- Something Positive for Positive People: Access to therapy/nonprofit/podcast 
- American Sexual Health Organization: "Herpes (oral & genital) cannot be spread through inanimate objects such as spoons, glasses, razors, towels, bed sheets, etc. Herpes can only be passed through direct skin-to-skin contact with the infected area such as kissing, oral sex, genital-to-genital rubbing, vaginal, and anal sex."  -


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