Society & Culture

Join Oakland-based countercultural darling, Rachel Lark, as she interviews artists, activists and scholars about the connection between art and activism and tries to get to the bottom of the question, “What’s The Point?”

November 2, 2020

Jessamyn Fitzpatrick: The Artist As Sacred And Profane

What’s the point of censuring women’s pleasure? Hint: there is none, and not eating pussy is mean. Jessamyn Fitzpatrick is an artist, educator and pleasure seeker, and today she talks to us about using art to explore the nuances of sex and blending the sacred and profane.

Check out Jessamyn on instagram @sexpositivitytarot where you can find (and buy) her tarot deck and tell her how much you love her.

Today’s featured musical guest is Sass N Harmony from Oakland, California. You can find more from them on their Bandcamp and Patreon. Songs listed in order as follows:

(3:33 - 4:49): Wisteria - Sass N’ Harmony

(9:04 - 10:33): You Only Live Once (The Asshole Song) - Rachel Lark

(15:54 - 17:35): Like Butter - Sass N’ Harmony

(20:58 - 22:48): Twisted Nautilus - Sass N’ Harmony

(24:15 - end): Drop The Seed - Sass N’ Harmony


Art mentioned in this episode…

  1. Sex Positivity Tarot
  2. Girls & Sex by Peggy Orenstein
  3. The Cooler
  4. This Film Is Not Yet Rated

Organizations mentioned in this episode…

  1. Catharsis Productions

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Call us and leave us a message at 415-610-4866. Tell us your thoughts about this episode! How is sexual liberation connected to other types of liberation? How do you wrestle with the distinction of sacred vs. profane? Give us a call and spill it.


This episode was produced and engineered by booch McCandless. 

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