The Sex Industry: Empowering or Shaming? with Sarah Jones

The Sex Industry: Empowering or Shaming? with Sarah Jones

The Sex Industry: Empowering or Shaming? with Sarah Jones

The Man Enough Podcast - October 24, 2022 - 1:14:12

Is sex work a choice? What are the impacts of sexual shame? Tony Award winning writer and actor Sarah Jones brings her dynamic perspective and diverse performed characters to an invigorating conversation about the sex industry showing up in everyday life. Once a taboo subject, it’s now all over society, from the servers at Hooters to the porn flooding the phones of young boys. Through her work on her newest film SELL/BUY/DATE, Sarah has learned the importance of sexual freedom, and centering choice and equality in all aspects of sexual life. New episodes every Monday 🎙️ The video version of every episode and bonus features will always be available on the @wearemanenough YouTube channel ( ) and at The Man Enough Podcast is produced by Wayfarer Studios and presented by Procter and Gamble, in partnership with Cadence13, an Audacy company.About Sarah Jones: Called “a master of the genre” by The New York Times, Sarah Jones is a Tony Award-winning solo performer, writer, comedian and activist. She recently made her debut as a film director with the hybrid documentary SELL/BUY/DATE, produced by Oscar-Winner Meryl Streep, in which she also stars. Jones is mainly known for her multi-character one-person shows, including Broadway hit BRIDGE & TUNNEL, also originally produced by Streep, and the critically-acclaimed play SELL/BUY/DATE, which inspired the film. Renowned as “a one-woman global village,” she has also given multiple main-stage TEDTalks garnering millions of views, performed for President and First Lady Obama at the White House, and given a performance at The World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland as the first artist on its stage normally reserved for heads of state. She has also been a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, raising awareness of gender, ethnic, racial, and economic injustice and disparities, including in the United States.Show Notes 2:30 - Introducing Sarah Jones 3:35 - Meet Sarah’s Characters4:10 - When Was The Last Time You Didn’t Feel Enough?10:16 - Leaning into human vulnerability 15:40 - Sex work and industry in our daily lives24:22 - Men and Sexual Shame33:02 - The Commodification of Sex44:19 - The Importance of Choice57:35 - Andy's advice to men: "We have to talk to each other." 01:11:36 - What Does it Mean to be Man Enough?JOIN THE MAN ENOUGH COMMUNITY: Subscribe to the Man Enough newsletter for behind the scenes, updates, sneak peeks of new episodes, and positive masculinity content: the Man Enough book: the Boys Will Be Human book: SARAH JONES LINKS: Instagram: @yesimsarahjones Twitter: @yesimsarashjones Website: FOLLOW THE HOSTS:Justin Baldoni Text: +1 (310) 845-6909 Liz Plank Jamey Heath Andy Grammer ​ #sexwork #sex #shame #relationships #capitalism #prostitution

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