Doing It! with Hannah Witton

Doing It! with Hannah Witton

By Hannah Witton

Join Hannah Witton and some very special guests as they discuss all things sex, relationships, dating and bodies in her new podcast, Doing It! In a series of frank, open & honest conversations guests talk about their personal experiences from periods and pregnancy to sex, disability and everything in between. Expect laughs, tears and some serious sex education.

Episodes

Sneaking into Gay Clubs and Reclaiming the Word "Queer" with Riyadh Khalaf

CW: suicide, mental healthIn this episode, Hannah is joined by documentary maker, YouTuber and author Riyadh Khalaf. Riyadh shares his experience of coming out to his parents, the importance of queer spaces, and how his relationship with religion changed after coming out. Riyadh also talks about why he decided to write his book ‘The Gay Guide’, and why it’s important to talk about what happens after you come out to yourself. Him and Hannah talk about the guilt and shame that’s often associated with sex, and how Riyadh overcame this. Finally, they discuss reclaiming the word queer and who gets to use this word.Riyadh: https://twitter.com/RiyadhK📝CHECK OUT THE SHOW NOTES 📝 https://doingitpodcast.co.uk ✨CONNECT WITH US ✨https://www.instagram.com/doingitpodcast https://twitter.com/doingitpodcast 👀WANT EARLY & AD-FREE ACCESS TO EPISODES?👀https://www.patreon.com/hannahwitton✏️SIGN UP TO OUR NEWSLETTER✏️http://bit.ly/HannahWittonsNewsletterDI
26/02/2036m 13s

Racism in Sexual and Reproductive Health with Dr Annabel Sowemimo

In this episode, Hannah is joined by sexual and reproductive health doctor Annabel Sowemimo, who is also the founder of Decolonising Contraception, a black & people of colour led collective that is striving for reproductive justice. Annabel discusses inequality in healthcare and research, including the maternity experience of black women and women of colour, and also the colonial history of contraception. She talks about the intervention of Western governments in the sexual healthcare of other countries and the damaging effects of this, such as with the Mexican City Policy. Finally, Hannah and Annabel talk about the impact of sex education community currently being largely made up of cis, white people, and how Decolonising Contraception are working to address this.Decolonising Contraception: https://www.instagram.com/decoloncontra/📝CHECK OUT THE SHOW NOTES 📝 https://doingitpodcast.co.uk ✨CONNECT WITH US ✨https://www.instagram.com/doingitpodcast https://twitter.com/doingitpodcast 👀WANT EARLY & AD-FREE ACCESS TO EPISODES?👀https://www.patreon.com/hannahwitton✏️SIGN UP TO OUR NEWSLETTER✏️http://bit.ly/HannahWittonsNewsletterDI
19/02/2036m 28s

Sex Positive Parenting, Kink and Break Ups with Molly Moore

In this episode, Hannah is joined by sex blogger and one of the people behind Eroticon, Molly Moore. Molly shares her discovery of kink and experience of being in a dom-sub relationship. She also chats about what her kids think of the work she does, and how she parents in a sex positive way. Her and Hannah discuss different relationship styles, including polyamorous relationships and triad relationships, and what makes someone good at non-monogamy. Finally, Molly talks about her break-up, and what working and living with your ex-partner is like.Molly Moore: https://www.instagram.com/mollysdailykiss/📝CHECK OUT THE SHOW NOTES 📝 https://doingitpodcast.co.uk ✨CONNECT WITH US ✨https://www.instagram.com/doingitpodcast https://twitter.com/doingitpodcast 👀WANT EARLY & AD-FREE ACCESS TO EPISODES?👀https://www.patreon.com/hannahwitton✏️SIGN UP TO OUR NEWSLETTER✏️http://bit.ly/HannahWittonsNewsletterDI
12/02/2044m 16s

Is AI Going to Take Over our Love Lives? with Olga Koch

In this episode Hannah is joined by comedian Olga Koch, as they discuss how technology has changed the way we date, and what AI could mean for our love lives in the future. Olga shares her experience of studying computer science and why we see ‘not being like other girls’ as a compliment. She also reveals why she got banned from OK Cupid, and what her top three dating tips are. Finally, Hannah and Olga talk about how living in the ‘digital now’ means relationships move at a faster pace, and whether this makes it more difficult to date.Olga Koch: https://www.rocknrolga.com/📝CHECK OUT THE SHOW NOTES 📝 https://doingitpodcast.co.uk ✨CONNECT WITH US ✨https://www.instagram.com/doingitpodcast https://twitter.com/doingitpodcast 👀WANT EARLY & AD-FREE ACCESS TO EPISODES?👀https://www.patreon.com/hannahwitton✏️SIGN UP TO OUR NEWSLETTER✏️http://bit.ly/HannahWittonsNewsletterDI
05/02/2038m 54s

The History of Vibrators, Virginity and Sex with Kate Lister

This week, Hannah is joined by Kate Lister, a lecturer at Leeds Trinity who specialises in the history of sexuality and created the popular Whores of Yore platform. They chat about why studying the history of sex is so important, and whether we are now a more sexually liberated society. Kate shares some myths around the history of sex, including around the invention of vibrators, and why ideas around virginity and masturbation haven’t actually changed that much throughout history. Finally, Hannah and Kate talk about why it’s so difficult to discuss the history of sex as it’s such a hidden history. Kate Lister: https://twitter.com/literaturepeep📝CHECK OUT THE SHOW NOTES 📝 https://doingitpodcast.co.uk ✨CONNECT WITH US ✨https://www.instagram.com/doingitpodcast https://twitter.com/doingitpodcast 👀WANT EARLY & AD-FREE ACCESS TO EPISODES?👀https://www.patreon.com/hannahwitton✏️SIGN UP TO OUR NEWSLETTER✏️http://bit.ly/HannahWittonsNewsletterDI
29/01/2048m 11s

Teaching About Sexting and Consent in Schools with Dolly Padalia and Nathaniel Cole

This week, Hannah is joined by Dolly Padalia and Nathaniel Cole from Sexplain, an organisation that provides comprehensive and inclusive SRE workshops for young people in the UK. Dolly and Nathaniel discuss the work of Sexplain, and the conversations they’ve had with young people around consent, sending nudes, and rape culture. They also chat about SRE becoming compulsory this September, and whether schools are ready for it! Nathaniel also talks about being a straight, cis man working in SRE and why those who are part of the problem should also be part of the solution. Finally, they talk about the reaction of parents around teaching young people sex education. 📝CHECK OUT THE SHOW NOTES 📝 https://doingitpodcast.co.uk ✨CONNECT WITH US ✨https://www.instagram.com/doingitpodcast https://twitter.com/doingitpodcast 👀WANT EARLY & AD-FREE ACCESS TO EPISODES?👀https://www.patreon.com/hannahwitton✏️SIGN UP TO OUR NEWSLETTER✏️http://bit.ly/HannahWittonsNewsletterDI
22/01/2041m 42s

Wanking, Pubic Hair and Politics with Grace Campbell

In the first episode of Season Two, Hannah is joined by comedian and activist Grace Campbell, who shares her first experience of masturbation, and why she co-created the #girlswanktoo campaign. Grace also discusses her relationship with pubic hair (and nipple hair!), and how that relationship’s changed. Her and Hannah chat about whether sex and politics can ever really be separated, with Grace sharing why she is never going into politics, despite having a very political childhood. Finally, they talk about the power of Gen Z and hope for the future!Grace Campbell: https://www.instagram.com/disgracecampbell📝CHECK OUT THE SHOW NOTES 📝 https://doingitpodcast.co.uk ✨CONNECT WITH US ✨https://www.instagram.com/doingitpodcast https://twitter.com/doingitpodcast 👀WANT EARLY & AD-FREE ACCESS TO EPISODES?👀https://www.patreon.com/hannahwitton✏️SIGN UP TO OUR NEWSLETTER✏️http://bit.ly/HannahWittonsNewsletterDI
15/01/2038m 31s

Doing It Season 2 Trailer

It's (almost) time for Season 2! We'll be covering everything from sex robots to kink to sex positive parenting - so keep an eye out for the season launch next week to hear from our first amazing guest!📝CHECK OUT THE SHOW NOTES 📝 https://doingitpodcast.co.uk ✨CONNECT WITH US ✨https://www.instagram.com/doingitpodcast https://twitter.com/doingitpodcast 👀WANT EARLY & AD-FREE ACCESS TO EPISODES?👀https://www.patreon.com/hannahwitton
08/01/202m 0s

Sexy New Year's Resolutions!

It’s time to set some New Year's Resolutions, but we couldn’t just do your average resolutions, oh no, we’re doing *sexy* ones! Listen to this minisode to get inspired! 📝CHECK OUT THE SHOW NOTES 📝 https://doingitpodcast.co.uk ✨CONNECT WITH US ✨https://www.instagram.com/doingitpodcast https://twitter.com/doingitpodcast 👀WANT EARLY & AD-FREE ACCESS TO EPISODES?👀https://www.patreon.com/hannahwitton
01/01/208m 35s

12 Days of Sexmas

Merry Christmas everyone! We’re dropping a little festive treat into your stockings with this minisode, where Hannah is sharing her 12 Days Of Sexmas song. Enjoy the embarrassment of Hannah having to listen back to her 2014 self singing this song!📝CHECK OUT THE SHOW NOTES 📝 https://doingitpodcast.co.uk ✨CONNECT WITH US ✨https://www.instagram.com/doingitpodcast https://twitter.com/doingitpodcast 👀WANT EARLY & AD-FREE ACCESS TO EPISODES?👀https://www.patreon.com/hannahwitton
25/12/196m 40s

Hannah's Personalised Smutty Story

We’re putting on our sexiest voices this week as, for this minisode, Hannah is reading out her personalised smutty story - created by none other than previous Doing It guest Cameryn Moore! 📝CHECK OUT THE SHOW NOTES 📝 https://doingitpodcast.co.uk ✨CONNECT WITH US ✨https://www.instagram.com/doingitpodcast https://twitter.com/doingitpodcast 👀WANT EARLY & AD-FREE ACCESS TO EPISODES?👀https://www.patreon.com/hannahwitton
18/12/195m 9s

End of Season One Q&A

We’re doing a Ross & Rachel, and are taking a break while also not really taking a break, as we’re releasing weekly minisodes all the way up until we launch Season Two! In this first one, Hannah answers your questions on everything from sex & dating to how to make a podcast. Take our end of season one survey: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/DoingItSurvey📝CHECK OUT THE SHOW NOTES 📝 https://doingitpodcast.co.uk ✨CONNECT WITH US ✨https://www.instagram.com/doingitpodcast https://twitter.com/doingitpodcast 👀WANT EARLY & AD-FREE ACCESS TO EPISODES?👀https://www.patreon.com/hannahwitton
11/12/1918m 34s

Sex Parties & First Orgasms with Ruby Rare

In this episode, Hannah is joined by sex educator Ruby Rare, who shares how her non-monogamous relationship works, and why throuples and sex parties can actually be quite mundane! Ruby also talks about having her Instagram account deleted and why she got banned from Tinder… Her and Hannah discuss not having their first orgasms until they were 20, and whether an orgasm is your responsibility or someone else’s. Finally, they share what they still have to learn about masturbation and ask: what actually is ‘squirt’?Ruby: https://www.instagram.com/rubyrare📝CHECK OUT THE SHOW NOTES 📝 https://doingitpodcast.co.uk ✨CONNECT WITH US ✨https://www.instagram.com/doingitpodcast https://twitter.com/doingitpodcast 👀WANT EARLY & AD-FREE ACCESS TO EPISODES?👀https://www.patreon.com/hannahwitton
04/12/1945m 7s

Periods, Contraception and Hormones Roundtable Discussion

In this episode, Hannah shares a Roundtable discussion from earlier this year, when she was joined by Gabby Edlin, Katie Beales and A Peschanski to discuss all things periods, contraception & hormones. They share their first periods stories, what sex education lessons missed out, and how associating periods with womanhood can lead to dysmorphia for non binary people and trans men. They also discuss going on contraception for the first time, period and fertility tracking apps, and options for male contraception. Finally they explain why discharge is a bit like Spiderman, and the importance of talking about these taboo topics more.Gabby: https://www.instagram.com/hellogabbye/ Katie: https://www.instagram.com/myendometriosisjourney/A: https://www.instagram.com/ameliofaitduski/📝CHECK OUT THE SHOW NOTES 📝 https://doingitpodcast.co.uk ✨CONNECT WITH US ✨https://www.instagram.com/doingitpodcast https://twitter.com/doingitpodcast 👀WANT EARLY & AD-FREE ACCESS TO EPISODES?👀https://www.patreon.com/hannahwitton
27/11/191h 0m

How To Have Feminist Sex with Flo Perry

This week, Hannah is joined by writer and illustrator Flo Perry, who’s created the book ‘How To Have Feminist Sex’. Flo shares more about the process of making the book, and why she wants women to talk more about seeing sex as a form of joy. Her and Hannah chat about the importance of not judging other people’s kinks, and talking about your masturbation fantasies with your partner. Flo shares her coming out process, including the experience of coming out as a lesbian as a teenager, and then having since come out as bisexual. Finally, they talk about Flo’s club night for queer women & non binary people, and why it’s important to have these spaces.Flo Perry: https://www.instagram.com/floperrydraws/📝CHECK OUT THE SHOW NOTES 📝 https://doingitpodcast.co.uk ✨CONNECT WITH US ✨https://www.instagram.com/doingitpodcast https://twitter.com/doingitpodcast 👀WANT EARLY & AD-FREE ACCESS TO EPISODES?👀https://www.patreon.com/hannahwitton
20/11/1932m 16s

The Vagina Museum with Florence Schechter

This week, Hannah is joined by the founder of the world’s first Vagina Museum: Florence Schechter. Florence talks about how the Vagina Museum came to be, and obstacles she faced along the way - mostly to do with having ‘vagina’ in the name! They chat about everything from funding to being shadow-banned on Twitter, and also what the future of the Vagina Museum will look like. Hannah and Florence also share their best vagina and animal sex facts!
13/11/1933m 30s

Coming Out and Trans Men in the Media with Jackson Bird

This week, Hannah is joined by YouTuber and author Jackson Bird. Jackson talks about his experience coming out as a trans man at age 25, and what his experience of transitioning publicly was like. They also chat about how trans men and women are portrayed in the mainstream media, and the differences in this representation. Jackson opens up about his previous misconceptions around gender identity and sexuality, with him and Hannah discussing cancel culture. Finally, Jackson shares about the dysphoria some trans men experience, and where he found his trans representation.Jackson: https://twitter.com/jackisnotabird📝CHECK OUT THE SHOW NOTES 📝 https://doingitpodcast.co.uk ✨CONNECT WITH US ✨https://www.instagram.com/doingitpodcast https://twitter.com/doingitpodcast 👀WANT EARLY & AD-FREE ACCESS TO EPISODES?👀https://www.patreon.com/hannahwitton
06/11/1936m 18s

Bad Sex Ed vs No Sex Ed with Justin Hancock

This week, Hannah is joined by sex educator Justin Hancock. Justin shares about how he got into sex education, and they chat about what the place for cis, straight men is in the field. They also discuss why being sex positive isn’t always the answer, and why bad sex education can be worse than no sex education. Justin shares the differences in teaching RSE to young people and adults, and when’s best to explain the nuances in sex education. Finally, he shares the most common questions he gets asked, including: can you get pregnant from pre-cum?Justin: https://twitter.com/bishtraining📝CHECK OUT THE SHOW NOTES 📝 https://doingitpodcast.co.uk ✨CONNECT WITH US ✨https://www.instagram.com/doingitpodcast https://twitter.com/doingitpodcast 👀WANT EARLY & AD-FREE ACCESS TO EPISODES?👀https://www.patreon.com/hannahwitton
30/10/1936m 27s

Taking a Break from Sex and Dating with Meghan Tonjes

This week, Hannah is joined by musician, vlogger & podcaster Meghan Tonjes. They chat about Meghan’s decision to take a break from sex & dating, and why we see being in a relationship as the ultimate goal. Meghan shares about how cutting out alcohol has affected her dating life, with Hannah talking about how interconnected the two are. They also discuss the pressure to get married and have kids in your 30s, as well as the fear of getting older and not being wanted. Finally, they chat about Meghan’s focus on body liberation, and how your sexual partner should make you feel good about your body.Meghan: https://www.instagram.com/meghantonjes/📝CHECK OUT THE SHOW NOTES 📝 https://doingitpodcast.co.uk ✨CONNECT WITH US ✨https://www.instagram.com/doingitpodcast https://twitter.com/doingitpodcast 👀WANT EARLY & AD-FREE ACCESS TO EPISODES?👀https://www.patreon.com/hannahwitton
23/10/1936m 28s

Cervical Cancer with Karen Hobbs

In this episode, Hannah’s joined by Karen Hobbs, who was diagnosed with cervical cancer when she was 24 and went through a radical trachelectomy to have her cervix removed. Karen shares the process of diagnosis through to treatment, and how you can possibly try and process finding out you have cancer. They talk about the anatomy and role of the cervix, and whether the procedure affected Karen’s sex life or fertility. Finally, Karen discusses the stigma around gynae cancers and whether we should have smear tests earlier.Karen: https://www.instagram.com/karen_hobbs/📝CHECK OUT THE SHOW NOTES 📝 https://doingitpodcast.co.uk ✨CONNECT WITH US ✨https://www.instagram.com/doingitpodcast https://twitter.com/doingitpodcast 👀WANT EARLY & AD-FREE ACCESS TO EPISODES?👀https://www.patreon.com/hannahwitton
16/10/1953m 53s

LGBTQ+ Education For Kids with Olly Pike

This week, Hannah’s joined by children’s author and LGBTQ+ creator of Pop ‘n’ Olly, Olly Pike. Olly chats about his work in providing LGBTQ+ Education for kids, including his re-imagining of classic fairytales. They also discuss the high statistics of LGBTQ+ students being bullied in school, and the impact of the No Outsiders Programme and subsequent protests. Finally, Hannah talks to Olly about his campaign to get his latest book in every primary school in the UK and they ask - will Disney ever have an LGBTQ+ prince or princess?📝CHECK OUT THE SHOW NOTES 📝 https://doingitpodcast.co.uk ✨CONNECT WITH US ✨https://www.instagram.com/doingitpodcast https://twitter.com/doingitpodcast 👀WANT EARLY & AD-FREE ACCESS TO EPISODES?👀https://www.patreon.com/hannahwitton
09/10/1938m 10s

Sexy Story Telling, Mormonism and Phone Sex with Cameryn Moore

This week, Hannah chats to playwright/performer and sex activist Cameryn Moore, as they share the story of meeting through Cameryn writing Hannah some personalised smut! They also talk about Cameryn’s Smut Slam & how her sexy storytelling has gone global, and compares this to her experience of growing up Mormon. Cameryn discusses her time as a phone sex operator, and reconciling this with her feminism, before talking about why we differentiate between some fetishes as ‘normal’ and others as ‘weird’ - and whether this is helpful.Cameryn Moore: https://twitter.com/camerynmoore📝CHECK OUT THE SHOW NOTES 📝 https://doingitpodcast.co.uk ✨CONNECT WITH US ✨https://www.instagram.com/doingitpodcast https://twitter.com/doingitpodcast 👀WANT EARLY & AD-FREE ACCESS TO EPISODES?👀https://www.patreon.com/hannahwitton
02/10/1932m 14s

Egg Freezing, Sperm Donation & Fertility with Dr Zoe Williams (LIVE)

In this bonus episode, Hannah is joined LIVE by NHS GP & TV Presenter Dr Zoe Williams, who shares her experience of egg freezing and sperm donation. Dr Zoe discusses the lifestyle choices that can affect fertility, and why fertility decreases with age. Her and Hannah also talk about whether men should be more involved in the conversation around fertility, and why we should talk about fertility as part of sex education. Finally, they chat about Zoe’s decision to become a solo parent and what the next steps involve.Zoe: https://www.instagram.com/drzoewilliams/📝CHECK OUT THE SHOW NOTES 📝 https://doingitpodcast.co.uk ✨CONNECT WITH US ✨https://www.instagram.com/doingitpodcast https://twitter.com/doingitpodcast 👀WANT EARLY & AD-FREE ACCESS TO EPISODES?👀https://www.patreon.com/hannahwitton
30/09/1958m 22s

What does Disability & Being Queer Feel Like? with Andrew Gurza

Sexual Health Week may be over, but we’re continuing to chat about all things sex & disability on Doing It! This week, Hannah’s joined by disability consultant Andrew Gurza, who shares his experience of being disabled & queer, and particularly how those two identities interrelate. They also talk about how disabled people are fetishized, why sex workers are seen as ‘noble’ for being with disabled people, and the importance of including disability in sex education. Finally, they ask: why aren’t disabled people allowed to just feel mad sometimes?Andrew: https://twitter.com/theandrewgurzahttp://www.andrewgurza.com/📝CHECK OUT THE SHOW NOTES 📝 https://doingitpodcast.co.uk ✨CONNECT WITH US ✨https://www.instagram.com/doingitpodcast https://twitter.com/doingitpodcast 👀WANT EARLY & AD-FREE ACCESS TO EPISODES?👀https://www.patreon.com/hannahwitton
25/09/1941m 54s

Disability, Sex, Relationships & Dating: Roundtable Discussion

It’s Sexual Health Week, and the theme this year is relationships, sex & disability! So, on this episode, Hannah’s sharing a Roundtable Discussion that she held last year where her, Nima Misra, Charlie Willis, Emily Yates & Jessica Kellgren-Fozard - who all have experience of disability - chatted about everything from the importance of having disability inclusive sex ed, to how disabled people are fetishized. They also talk about the preconceptions around disabled people & sex and the questions they’ve all been asked - including, “Can you even have sex?”Video version: https://youtu.be/AvGNiwR57iINima: https://www.instagram.com/arunimamisra/Charlie: https://twitter.com/nerdwillis Emily: https://twitter.com/EmilyRYateshttps://www.instagram.com/emryates/Jessica: https://www.youtube.com/JessicaKellgrenFozardhttps://www.instagram.com/jessicaoutofthecloset/📝CHECK OUT THE SHOW NOTES 📝 https://doingitpodcast.co.uk ✨CONNECT WITH US ✨https://www.instagram.com/doingitpodcast https://twitter.com/doingitpodcast 👀WANT EARLY & AD-FREE ACCESS TO EPISODES?👀https://www.patreon.com/hannahwitton
18/09/191h 0m

How Sexting Can Improve Your Communication & Sexual Pleasure with Eva Bloom

This week, Hannah chats to Sex-Ed YouTuber Eva Bloom - who recently completed her masters' thesis in sexting - about self-discovering, SexTech and how sexting can improve communication & sexual pleasure. They talk about how tech has changed the way we date, and talk about the sex survey Eva did as part of her Masters. They discuss the findings, and whether sexting improves or hinders relationships. Finally, they look at whether sexting habits change with sexual preference, and talk about who was involved in Eva’s data sample.Eva: https://twitter.com/whatsmybodydoin📝CHECK OUT THE SHOW NOTES 📝 https://doingitpodcast.co.uk ✨CONNECT WITH US ✨https://www.instagram.com/doingitpodcast https://twitter.com/doingitpodcast 👀WANT EARLY & AD-FREE ACCESS TO EPISODES?👀https://www.patreon.com/hannahwitton
11/09/1935m 51s

Public vs Private Relationships as a YouTuber with Stevie Boebi

This week, Hannah chats to YouTuber Stevie Boebi about navigating public relationships, and whether having a private relationship is any easier. They talk about how public LGBTQ relationships are important for representation, and Stevie’s personal experience of dating in the public eye. They also discuss polyamory, and whether it’s easier to be non-monogamous if you’re queer or heterosexual. Finally, they chat about different styles of relationships and how there’s no one-size-fits-all. Stevie: https://www.instagram.com/stevieboebi/Live show tickets for London Podcast Festival: https://www.kingsplace.co.uk/whats-on/comedy/doing-it-with-hannah-witton/📝CHECK OUT THE SHOW NOTES 📝 https://doingitpodcast.co.uk ✨CONNECT WITH US ✨https://www.instagram.com/doingitpodcast https://twitter.com/doingitpodcast 👀WANT EARLY & AD-FREE ACCESS TO EPISODES?👀https://www.patreon.com/hannahwitton
28/08/1936m 18s

Giving Women a Voice and Talking STIs with Oloni

This week, Hannah talks to sexual wellness and relationship content curator Oloni. They look at what it means to be a self-made sex-expert (and not knowing everything!), and Oloni’s work to empower women to improve their sex lives and their relationships. They also discuss 'stealthing', and STI stigma, including how to tell your partner you have an STI. Finally, they chat about whether society has really become more sex-positive.Oloni: https://twitter.com/Oloni📝CHECK OUT THE SHOW NOTES 📝 https://doingitpodcast.co.uk ✨CONNECT WITH US ✨https://www.instagram.com/doingitpodcast https://twitter.com/doingitpodcast 👀WANT EARLY & AD-FREE ACCESS TO EPISODES?👀https://www.patreon.com/hannahwitton
21/08/1933m 22s

Bisexuality and Long Distance Relationships with Melanie Murphy (LIVE)

In this week’s episode of Doing It!, Hannah comes to you live (ish) from Summer In The City where she talks to her close friend, YouTuber, and fellow oversharer Melanie Murphy. They chat about being open online, and Melanie’s experience of bad sex education and exploring her sexuality from an early age. Melanie also talks about discovering her sexual identity - whilst being told bisexuality didn’t ‘exist’, and they discuss surviving long distance relationships, before hosting a Q&A with the audience.Melanie: https://www.instagram.com/melaniiemurphy/📝CHECK OUT THE SHOW NOTES 📝 https://doingitpodcast.co.uk ✨CONNECT WITH US ✨https://www.instagram.com/doingitpodcast https://twitter.com/doingitpodcast 👀WANT EARLY & AD-FREE ACCESS TO EPISODES?👀https://www.patreon.com/hannahwitton
14/08/1939m 19s

Working to Fight Violence Against Women and Girls with Isabel Chapman and Sandra Onai

This week, Hannah talks to Domestic Abuse & Sexual Violence Advocates Isabel Chapman and Sandra Onai about how to ensure that the voices of victims are heard within an under-funded system. Isabel and Sandra dispel the myths around domestic abuse and discuss the barriers that prevent people from accessing support, as well as the importance of including healthy relationships as part of sex education. They talk about the different types of abuse, and what the new law around domestic abuse actually means. Finally, they discuss with Hannah the importance of making sex education accessible.Isabel: https://twitter.com/izziechapman📝CHECK OUT THE SHOW NOTES 📝 https://doingitpodcast.co.uk ✨CONNECT WITH US ✨https://www.instagram.com/doingitpodcast https://twitter.com/doingitpodcast 👀WANT EARLY & AD-FREE ACCESS TO EPISODES?👀https://www.patreon.com/hannahwitton
07/08/1940m 34s

How To "Fix" Painful Sex with Fran Bushe

This week, Hannah chats to playwright & comedian Fran Bushe about her show Ad Libido, which explored female sexual dysfunction. Fran shared the misconceptions around what we view as ‘normal’ sex and feeling inadequate when you can’t have it. They also talk about viewing the brain as an important sexual organ, and why we need to change the notion that ‘successful’ sex = penetrative sex. Finally, Hannah and Fran discuss sexual empowerment as a continuous process, and how we learn about ourselves and our bodies throughout our lives.Fran: https://twitter.com/franbushe📝CHECK OUT THE SHOW NOTES 📝 https://doingitpodcast.co.uk ✨CONNECT WITH US ✨https://www.instagram.com/doingitpodcast https://twitter.com/doingitpodcast 👀WANT EARLY & AD-FREE ACCESS TO EPISODES?👀https://www.patreon.com/hannahwitton
31/07/1940m 54s

How to be Good at Dating with Shan Boody

This week, Hannah chats to sexologist and YouTuber Shan Boody about her new book The Game of Desire, which equips people with seduction techniques and also tips on how to be a more successful dater. Shan shares why we need to view dating like any other skill that can be worked on and perfected, and the importance of knowing yourself if you want to become an expert in intimacy. They also chat about managing expectations when it comes to dating, and the power dynamic that happens in dating & relationships.Shan: https://www.youtube.com/user/shannontboodram📝CHECK OUT THE SHOW NOTES 📝 https://doingitpodcast.co.uk ✨CONNECT WITH US ✨https://www.instagram.com/doingitpodcast https://twitter.com/doingitpodcast 👀WANT EARLY & AD-FREE ACCESS TO EPISODES?👀https://www.patreon.com/hannahwitton
24/07/1934m 5s

Consent Culture and Intentional Relationships with Dr Meg-John Barker

This week, Hannah chats to author Dr Meg-John Barker about consent cultural, and the difficulties of being consensual in our sex lives and relationships when the whole of cultural is non-consensual. MJ discusses the limited definition of what we see as sex, and the importance of solo sex and knowing our bodies and what we want. They also chat about the pressure we put on romantic love, and how we value this above all other kinds of love. Finally, they talk about communicating with your partner, and how there is no one relationship style that is easier or better than others. Meg-John: https://twitter.com/megjohnbarker📝CHECK OUT THE SHOW NOTES 📝 https://doingitpodcast.co.uk ✨CONNECT WITH US ✨https://www.instagram.com/doingitpodcast https://www.twitter.com/doingitpodcast 👀WANT EARLY & AD-FREE ACCESS TO EPISODES?👀https://www.patreon.com/hannahwitton
17/07/1936m 33s

Being Trans and Polyamorous with Kat Blaque

This week, Hannah chats to YouTuber Kat Blaque about how and why she shifted from genderqueer to a binary identity, choosing to define herself as who she knew she really was. Kat also talks us through what it meant to be ‘Done’ with her transition, and how Passing & Stealth are both strategies for survival as a trans person. They also discuss Kat’s discovery of polyamory, and how she realised one person doesn’t have to meet all your needs. Finally, they compare open relationships and polyamory, exploring the similarities & differences.Kat: https://twitter.com/kat_blaque📝CHECK OUT THE SHOW NOTES 📝 https://doingitpodcast.co.uk ✨CONNECT WITH US ✨https://www.instagram.com/doingitpodcast https://www.twitter.com/doingitpodcast 👀WANT EARLY & AD-FREE ACCESS TO EPISODES?👀https://www.patreon.com/hannahwitton
10/07/1940m 17s

Queer Representation in Movies & TV with Rowan Ellis

This week, Hannah celebrates pride with YouTuber and Advocate for women's rights & LGBTQ+ issues, Rowan Ellis. They focus on Queer representation in movies & TV, with Rowan talking us through terms like Queerbaiting, Queer-Coding, Queer-Catching, and tropes such as Bury Your Gays. They also discuss who should be playing Queer characters, and the controversy around straight, cis-actors winning awards for playing LGBTQ+ characters. Finally, Hannah and Rowan explore what good LGBTQ+ representation looks like, with Rowan sharing her movie & TV recommendations.Rowan: https://twitter.com/heyrowanellis📝CHECK OUT THE SHOW NOTES 📝 https://doingitpodcast.co.uk ✨CONNECT WITH US ✨https://www.instagram.com/doingitpodcast https://twitter.com/doingitpodcast http://www.doingit👀WANT EARLY & AD-FREE ACCESS TO EPISODES?👀https://www.patreon.com/hannahwitton
03/07/1943m 12s

Surviving and Ending FGM with Nimko Ali

This week, Hannah chats to Nimko Ali, who is the co-founder of The Five Foundation (the Africa-led Partnership To End FGM), and author of the book ‘What we’re told not to talk about (but we’re going to anyway)’. Nimko shares her own experience of FGM, and her work to end FGM worldwide by 2030. They talk about how Nimko’s new book came about, getting the balance between being honest and being safe, and look at how we define FGM. Finally, Hannah and Nimko explore why we need to invest our financial aid in women on the front line of these services.Nimko: https://twitter.com/nimkoali📝CHECK OUT THE SHOW NOTES 📝 https://doingitpodcast.co.uk ✨CONNECT WITH US ✨https://www.instagram.com/doingitpodcast https://twitter.com/doingitpodcast http://www.doingit👀WANT EARLY & AD-FREE ACCESS TO EPISODES?👀https://www.patreon.com/hannahwitton
26/06/1939m 0s

Getting Married Young with Sierra Schultzzie

This week, Hannah sits down with body positivity and fashion vlogger Sierra Schultzzie who married Stephen when she was just 21 years old. Together they discuss what it's like to marry your childhood sweetheart, avoiding becoming a divorce statistic, battling assumptions about teen relationships and her progressive Christian faith. They also talk about fears that the institution of marriage might muzzle powerful women, the (long) journey to body acceptance, fighting retouching apps and rethinking toxic value systems. Finally, Hannah and Sierra explore how we can be ethical and sustainable consumers whilst staying sane, and ask whether it's actually possible to avoid interacting with problematic brands: "I do think we've been putting too much emphasis on what individuals can do!" Sierra Schultzzie: https://www.instagram.com/schultzzie/?hl=en📝CHECK OUT THE SHOW NOTES 📝 https://doingitpodcast.co.uk ✨CONNECT WITH US ✨https://www.instagram.com/doingitpodcast https://twitter.com/doingitpodcast http://www.doingit👀WANT EARLY & AD-FREE ACCESS TO EPISODES?👀https://www.patreon.com/hannahwitton
19/06/1947m 54s

Dating Advice and Social Media Etiquette with Gaby Dunn & Allison Raskin

In this episode of Doing It! Hannah joins YouTubers Gaby Dunn and Allison Raskin, who run the channel Just Between Us and also wrote the book I Hate Everyone But You. They talk about their best dating advice (which is sometimes advice you’ve given friends & then forgotten…), ask what’s the right thing to do when you think your friend is dating the wrong person. Sharing about their own relationships and breakups, they talk about being ready for a relationship, and how our standards might change as we get older. Finally, they discuss people seeing you through your online profile, and how you can get used to people knowing more about you than you do about them.Gaby Dunn: https://www.instagram.com/gabyroad/?hl=enAllison Raskin: https://www.instagram.com/allisonraskin/?hl=en📝CHECK OUT THE SHOW NOTES 📝 https://doingitpodcast.co.uk ✨CONNECT WITH US ✨https://www.instagram.com/doingitpodcast https://twitter.com/doingitpodcast 👀WANT EARLY & AD-FREE ACCESS TO EPISODES?👀https://www.patreon.com/hannahwitton
12/06/1943m 34s

Finding Out You're Pregnant at 5 Months and Mental Health with Yasmin Johal

In this episode of Doing It! Hannah joins YouTuber, blogger and mum Yasmin Johal. They talk about Yasmin’s unique pregnancy story, who found out she was pregnant after five months following doctors’ misdiagnoses. After getting pregnant at the end of her second year of uni, Yasmin discusses how she stayed on as a student (graduating this year!) while being a mum, and what the uni offered (or didn’t) to support her. Sharing about her experience on the mum blog space, they look at its lack of diversity and what the ‘correct’ mum is presented as being. Finally, they discuss their experiences of being a YouTuber at uni, and what makes others see you as ‘successful’.Yasmin Johal: https://www.instagram.com/yasminjohalx/📝CHECK OUT THE SHOW NOTES 📝 https://doingitpodcast.co.uk ✨CONNECT WITH US ✨https://www.instagram.com/doingitpodcast https://twitter.com/doingitpodcast 👀WANT EARLY & AD-FREE ACCESS TO EPISODES?👀https://www.patreon.com/hannahwitton
05/06/1937m 9s

Gay Teens in YA Books with Calum McSwiggan

It’s a BONUS episode of Doing It! where Hannah joins writer, digital content creator & LGBT+ advocate Calum McSwiggan for a book chat. They share their thoughts on the book Jack of Hearts (& Other Parts), which Calum read for Penguin’s LGBT+ book club. Exploring sex education and how sex is represented in YA, they ask: “Where else do young people get depictions of sex?” They also look at a nuanced vision of homophobia, talking about prejudice within the LGBT+ community itself. Finally, they discuss their uncomfortable reading about Jack’s first time having anal sex – was this as consensual as Jack seems to say it is? Do we look back when we’re older on ‘bad sex’ and reframe that experience?Calum McSwiggan: https://www.instagram.com/calummcswiggan/📝CHECK OUT THE SHOW NOTES 📝 https://doingitpodcast.co.uk ✨CONNECT WITH US ✨https://www.instagram.com/doingitpodcast https://twitter.com/doingitpodcast 👀WANT EARLY & AD-FREE ACCESS TO EPISODES?👀https://www.patreon.com/hannahwitton
31/05/1938m 25s

Chronic Pain and Losing Your Virginity "Late" with Scarlett Curtis

Welcome to the first episode of Doing It! where Hannah joins author, journalist and activist Scarlett Curtis in her London flat. Together they talk through battles with body image and losing virginities 'late' and ask whether not having sex makes you a 'bad feminist'. They also explore how Scarlett used feminist literature as an antidote to abusive doctor/patient relationships and inspired a road to recovery: "Reading about women’s oppression makes me so happy! It’s like geography nerds.” Finally, they offer insight for aspiring activists with this simple question -- where are you best served?📝CHECK OUT THE SHOW NOTES 📝 https://doingitpodcast.co.uk ✨CONNECT WITH US ✨https://www.instagram.com/doingitpodcast https://twitter.com/doingitpodcast 👀WANT EARLY & AD-FREE ACCESS TO EPISODES?👀https://www.patreon.com/hannahwitton
29/05/1945m 3s

Doing It! with Hannah Witton Trailer

Join Hannah Witton and some very special guests as they discuss all things sex, relationships, dating and bodies in her new podcast, Doing It! In a series of frank, open & honest conversations guests talk about their personal experiences from periods and pregnancy to sex, disability and everything in between. Expect laughs, tears and some serious sex education.📝CHECK OUT THE SHOW NOTES 📝 https://doingitpodcast.co.uk ✨CONNECT WITH US ✨https://www.instagram.com/doingitpodcast https://twitter.com/doingitpodcast 👀WANT EARLY & AD-FREE ACCESS TO EPISODES?👀https://www.patreon.com/hannahwitton
24/05/1953s

Doing It! Trailer

Join Hannah Witton and some very special guests as they discuss all things sex, relationships, dating and bodies in her new podcast, Doing It! In a series of frank, open & honest conversations guests talk about their personal experiences from periods and pregnancy to sex, disability and everything in between. Expect laughs, tears and some serious sex education.
24/05/1953s
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