Our Better Half began in 2015 when a 50-something vanilla married lady starts asking questions about modern sex for classic bodies and wonders why everyone keeps laughing. Laura Collins Lyster-Mensh, writer and blogger, talked with experts on sex and sexuality and interviews people around the world on the topic of sex over 50. With segments like "Explain That To a Grandma" we cross generational lines and we get folks talking about healthy sex beyond the childbearing years and into the arthri ...
Laura is interviewed by her husband on the occasion of her last Our Better Half episode. New hosts, Ashley Mader and Jane Fleishman, will take over from the notorious prude starting on episode 34. Mark asks Laura about being a prude, about fantasy sex, hypotheticals, how to start a podcast, her "podcast voice," and why she giggles a lot on mike. fu…
Laura learns about female condoms and breaking wind during lovemaking... Guest: Judy Palmore, M.Ed. U.S. Education Program Manager The Female Health Company www.fc2.us.com Special correspondent for sexology: Dr. Sandra Schoer, on flatulence ICYM Mentioned: Overheard: Intro music: GarageBand “Collins Avenue” Estelle Reiner quote from “When Harry Met…
Meet Beth Liebling, owner of Darling Way romance shop in Houston. Learn about a special sex amnesia from new Sexology Correspondent, Dr. Sandra Schroer. And Laura finds special swag in her conference bag. Full show notes at:
Ashley Mader from OURSHINE.org visits Our Better Half to talk about the Sexuality and Aging Consortium at Widener University. Full show notes at http://www.ourbetterhalf.net/episode-30.html
Laura learns about MILF from actor Nina Hartley and chooses her Woodhull bathroom. Plus: what's in the swag bag? Full show notes at http://ourbetterhalf.net
Episode 28 of the Our Better Half podcast features Nina Hartley and Mandy Mandy Farsace from Woodhull Sexual Freedom Summit! Full show notes at: http://ourbetterhalf.net/Episode-28.html
David Mandell from Private Gym visits Our Better Half podcast to talk about kegel exercises for the fellas, and Laura rips the explicit label off sex ed. It's episode 27, and Laura is off to Woodhull Sexual Freedom Summit in Alexandria! Full show notes at www.ourbetterhalf.net
The reigning queen of senior sex, Joan Price, visits OUR BETTER HALF to discuss her sex toy reviews. Grandpa learns what "fluid bonding" means. New segment: Don't Yuck My Yum, plus ICYMI sex news through Laura Lyster-Mensh's prude goggles. Full show notes at: http://www.ourbetterhalf.net/episode-26.html…
Laura meets Dr. Mitchell Tepper to discuss disability aging and sex, Grandma learns about compersion, insects get glowing about diversity. Full show notes at http://ourbetterhalf.net/Episode-25.html
Laura schmages aging with Gail Gates about visiting sex shops and aging dangerously, does a frog mating dance, queries bedgasm, and anticipates a world without race or gender.... Full show notes at http://ourbetterhalf/episodes.html
Laura calculates the value of a post-menopause sex life with author, Rebecca Warner, considers the penis size of statues, and learns what instagram bae means. Full show notes at: http://ourbetterhalf.net/episode-23.html
Laura studies the history of selflove and female orgasm with the Mother of Masturbation, Betty Dodson. Full show notes at: http://ourbetterhalf.net
Laura squeals on Jean Heard, star and producer of Shades of Bad Youtube series, defines Netflix and Chill. Full show notes at http://ourbetterhalf.net
Laura strikes up a conversation with Black Pomegranate, BDSM educators. Marina Machlos describes lumbersexuals to grandpa. Dr. Rosalind Baculum explains male orgasm faking. Full show notes at http://www.ourbetterhalf.net/episode-20.html
Laura locks up nursing home sex with an interview with author, Laura Zera, considers salamanders getting tail, and gives big news on the podcast, and affiliation with Swingset.FM Full show notes at http://www.ourbetterhalf.net
Laura graduates to mother of adults, interviews Dr. Jane Fleishman about sexual satisfaction in same sex couples, learns about the upside of STIs from Dr. Rosalind Baculum. Full show notes and subscribe at: http://ourbetterhalf.net
Laura yums the Golden Rule, learns about OMing (orgasmic meditation), quotes Pamela Madsen, news on prom gowns and gendered graduation. Show notes at http://ourbetterhalf.net
Laura poses penis questions to Dr. Dudley Danoff, author of Ultimate Guide to Male Sexual Health. We also have a visit from Alberta Knish talking about ancient Chinese erotica, and Marina Machlos answers the question: "what are sansplants?" Show notes at http://ourbetterhalf.net
Laura mourns the paisley Prince, interviews Walker Thornton, and explores old sex of Egypt.
Laura swipes right on a trio of dating experts (Guests: Kristen Darcy, author, divorce & fertility coach, motivational speaker, Tamara Green, LCSW, Love Mentor®, Dr. Diana Kirshner, Author, Psychologist and PBS Love Expert and dating after divorce. mentioned: Divorcing Intact Summit, Love in 90 Days And: Anura Gurage, author of Orgasms: 101 Facts a…
Laura flies over the half-way mark of OBH while flying cross country, guests are Kira Manser from Center for Sexual Pleasure & Health about lube and Dr. Melanie Davis from the Safersexforseniors.org website
Laura scrutinizes hormone therapy and learns about Cleopatra's angry bee vibrator. Interview with Hot Flash Havoc documentary consultant, Dr. Alan Altman. Visit from Alberta Knish about history of vibrators. Also: world's strongest vagina inspires our Kegel Exercises!
Laura whispers with Lauren Ostrowski Fenton about ASMR, learns what Wisdom the Albatross says about menopause and looks into early dildos
Laura endorses happiness, interviews Grandpa, examines historic ladybits, and says OMG Yes!
Laura compares tap dance with sex, interviews author Harold Kooden about GLBT advocacy for elders, Eva Margot Kant on not losing sexual mojo when facing pain and illness.
Laura asks a 60+ adult film actor Bea Cummins about shoes and porn, gets an update on HIV, and meets Dr. Rosalind Baculum, the podcast's Sexy Science Correspondent
Laura braves her fears and visits a gingerbread house. Interview with Mia Grabner, Pure Romance sales to discuss selling sex toys at parties. Young Li describes the terms transgender and cisgender to Grandma Debbi.
Laura disses Valentine's Day and celebrates asexuality!
Laura is pondering the word "still". Sexologist, sex and cancer, Fat Sex.
Laura is home again and spending too much time shopping for Downton parties. Sexy improv, Kegel song, unicorns, and chastity belts. Interviews with Steve Ochs and Laura-Doe.
Laura investigates the swing lifestyle, Randy Bush is Back, Austen VD, shrimping, and Planet Clitoris
Laura interviews Lorraine Ladish from VivaFifty.com, Adam Lewis from HotOctopuss.com, Alberta Knish wonders about whale wives, a grandma learns about actual ants in the pants, and we say goodbye to David Bowie and Alan Rickman, plus movie reviews of films with lovers over 50.
Laura starts podcast series with Stephen Fromm, Donnalou Stevens, and Alberta Knish. Stephen and Beth Fromm - Alberta Knish: Girls will be Girls on Boats- Donnalou Stevens- Commentary on Deen/Cosby- Who's having sex over 50 this week?- next week: sex toys for boys, viva fifty, whaler love