The Turn On

The Turn On


Latest Episodes

Season 5 | Episode 2.5 | The Turn On x Glenise Kinard-Moore
November 24, 2021

This week, Erica and Kenrya talk to VDOM creator Glenise Kinard-Moore about running toward what you're afraid of; learning as you go; the space where intimacy, queerness and disability intersect; using technology to "make the most incredible dic

Season 5 | Episode 2 | Trading Places
November 17, 2021

This week, Erica and Kenrya read "Stiff" by Stephanie Nicole Norris and talk about tech-enabled sex clubs, dating someone's representative, giving threesomes as "gifts," pronoun autonomy, enthusiastic consent and opting out of tea

Season 5 | Episode 1.5 | The Turn On x Dr. Lanice Avery
November 10, 2021

This week, Erica and Kenrya talk to Dr. Lanice Avery about who's going to save Black women (spoiler: it's us); being our whole, expansive selves; the importance of nurturing friendships with other women; leaning into our unexpected strengths; th

Season 5 | Episode 1 | Sure Thing
November 03, 2021

This week, Erica and Kenrya read Ava Freeman's “Four Letter Word” and talk flagrant flirting, hiding shit from your friends, ghosting, interactions with exes and dating folks with zero previous romantic relationship experience. You can find full show

Season 4 | Quickie 38 | The Turn On x adrienne maree brown
October 27, 2021

​This week, Erica and Kenrya talk to author adrienne maree brown about "Pleasure Activism," the distinct joy of writing fiction, growing a pleasureful life, learning in public, what the Black kink community can teach us about negotiating intimac

Season 4 | Quickie 37 | So Many Questions!
October 20, 2021

This week, Erica and Kenrya ask each other a bunch of hella personal questions—the words "gooch," "trap lord with a big booty" and "so fuckin' joyful" were all uttered—and share the answers with y'all.You can find f

Season 4 | Double Dippin' S3, E8 | Family Affair
October 13, 2021

​This week, we're revisiting Season 3, Episode 8 of The Turn On. Erica and Kenrya read from Jodie Slaughter's "White Whiskey Bargain" and talk about Black Appalachia, masturbation, vulnerability and why consent is so damn sexy.Resource

Season 4 | Double Dippin' S2, Ep 1 | The Weekend
October 06, 2021

This week, we're revisiting Season 2, Episode 1 of The Turn On. Erica and Kenrya read Katrina Jackson's "From Scratch" and talk fat bodies, dating police officers and polyamorous relationships.ResourcesBook, "From Scratch (Welcome

Season 4 | Double Dippin' S1, E10 | My Boo
September 29, 2021

​This week, we're revisiting Season 1, Episode 10 of The Turn On. Erica and Kenrya read Song of Solomon from the Contemporary English Version of the Bible and discuss sex and religion, feminism and race.ResourcesBook: Holy Bible, Contemporary English

Season 4 | Double Dippin' S1, E1 | What What In The Butt
September 22, 2021

This week, we're revisiting Episode 1 of The Turn On. Erica and Kenrya read "Drag," a story from Leone Ross' "Come Let Us Sing Anyway," then—in honor of our first episode—we spill about some very special first times.Resources