The Prostasia Conversations

The Prostasia Conversations


Latest Episodes

Prostasia Conversations: Anthology
December 20, 2021

In this final anthology episode of the Prostasia Conversations for now, experts and personalities from around the world talk on child sexual abuse, human rights, and sex positivity. Here are links to

Prostasia Conversations: Allyn Walker
November 01, 2021

Allyn Walker is an Assistant Professor at Old Dominion University in the Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice. Their book The Long Dark Shadow: Minor-Attracted People and Their Pursuit of Dign

Prostasia Conversations: Andrew Pari
October 24, 2021

Andrew Pari is America’s leading authority on the arousal response in sexualized violence and related taboo topics in the sexual assault field. In this conversation he talks about his work on research

Prostasia Conversations: social media attacks
September 30, 2021

Early in September Prostasia was the center of a social media firestorm on Twitter. The attacks started with opponents of sex workers, but soon spread across the political spectrum, including some pro

Prostasia Conversations: sex educator for teens
August 16, 2021

An author and the founder and director of a sex education website for teens talks to Noah Berlatsky about the obstacles they have encountered in providing sex education to young people online, teen da

Prostasia Conversations: Micah Waxman
July 01, 2021

Erin Gould sits down to talk with Micah Waxman of Stop It Now — an organization dedicated to helping stop the sexual abuse of children, while also trying to gain a better understanding and providing s

Prostasia Conversations: Byrdy Lynn, part 2
June 01, 2021

Erin Gould continues his conversation with Byrdy Lynn (author of Through The Storm Of Early Trauma : Healing & Overcoming) about her triumphant survival of early childhood trauma. In this episode, they discuss the witnessing of a murder at a young age,...

Prostasia Conversations: Byrdy Lynn, part 1
April 30, 2021

Erin Gould chats with Byrdy Lynn about her triumphant survival of early childhood trauma, including witnessing a murder, undergoing physical and psychological abuse from her father, suffering racism in high school, being sexually abused by a sibling,

Preventing child sexual abuse through education
December 01, 2020

We talk with Jenna Quinn about her namesake Jenna Quinn Law, a primary prevention law to ensure that children, teachers, and parents are taught about how to recognize child sexual abuse, how to intervene to prevent it from happening,

CSA prevention as a public health issue
November 01, 2020

Elizabeth Letourneau, Director of the Moore Center for the Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, talks about using a public health approach to develop prevention interventions for various at-risk group...