Death, Sex & Money

Death, Sex & Money is a podcast about the big questions and hard choices that are often left out of polite conversation. Host Anna Sale talks to celebrities you've heard of—and to regular people you haven't—about the Big Stuff: relationships, money, family, work and making it all count while we're here. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts including Radiolab, Snap Judgment, On the Media, Nancy, Death-Sex & Money, Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin and many others. © WNYC Studios

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How Do You Bring Up Your STI?


If you have an STI, we've got an assignment for you. Send your voice memos to deathsexmoney@wnyc.org.


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Sexually Transmitted Secrets


One in 8 Americans has genital herpes, and rates of gonorrhea, syphilis and chlamydia are all climbing. But when we asked our listeners to tell us their stories about having an STI, what we heard about was how alone you can feel when you have one.  Want


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   25m
 
 

So Many Sex Ed Fails


You have a limited number of orgasms in life. Your penis will fall off if you get an infection. Kissing will get you pregnant. We asked you to share your "sex ed fails"—and you all had a lot to say.  This episode is a part of our month-long series called


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   7m
 
 

I Wanted To Be A "Good Girl"


Andrea grew up attending an evangelical church in Texas, where she was taught to abstain from sex until marriage and keep herself sexually "pure." That early sex education—and her decision to have premarital sex anyway—had long-lasting impact, well into


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   26m
 
 

When A Banker Was Called To The Convent


Sister Josephine Garrett grew up Baptist and worked her way up the corporate ladder—eventually becoming a vice president at Bank of America, where she managed a few hundred employees. But after converting to Catholicism in her mid-20s, the idea of becomi


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   26m
 
 

I Married A Dreamer During The Trump Presidency


Vanessa and Freddy had been dating for just a few months when she first brought up the idea of marriage, while they eating at their favorite taco place. "He just was silent, like he just looked at me, and then looked down at his food and kept eating," Va


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 2018-12-05  24m
 
 

Married, Paralyzed and Moving On


Two years ago, Hiroki Takeuchi was paralyzed from the waist down in a cycling accident. It was just weeks after he and his wife, Rachel Swidenbank, got married. When we first spoke in early 2017, Hiroki was still figuring out the basics of day-to-day lif


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 2018-11-20  22m
 
 

John Green Thinks Adulthood is Underrated


Author John Green is a master of connecting with young people. His YA novels, and the popular YouTube channel he runs with his younger brother Hank, have created massive communities of teenage fans all over the world. But when he was growing up in Orland


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 2018-11-08  27m
 
 

Why Governor Jennifer Granholm Cut Her Hair


When Jennifer Granholm ran for Attorney General of Michigan in 1998, she had three young children at home — including a 10 month old baby. But that was not something she wanted voters to know about. "You didn't even really see my husband," Jennifer told


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 2018-10-31  27m
 
 

Tell Us Your Sex Ed Fails


A listener named Lauren emailed the Death, Sex & Money inbox recently with a request: Could we please talk more about blue balls? She explained that when she was a young woman, she had male partners tell her it was literally unsafe for them not to or


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 2018-10-30  2m