Episode 17: Rachel Hills on Debunking The Sex Myth


This week we talk sex with journalist Rachel Hills about her new book The Sex Myth: The Gap Between Our Fantasies and Reality. Hills explores big questions like; ‘What do our sex lives say about us?’ And, personal gems such as, ‘if everyone’s really having sex all the time, why aren’t I?’

Drawing on her own experiences and those of the people she met along the way, Rachel hopes to challenge some of our assumptions about what is “normal” when it comes to sex. Beyond “the sex myth” Rachel and I chat about dating in America versus Australia, sexting, and much more!

Find out more about Rachel on her very popular blog Musings of an Inappropriate Woman.


Rachel Hills is a New York-based (born in Sydney, Australia) journalist who is interested in the space where the personal meets the political. She’s written about feminism, politics and social trends for ABC’s The Drum, The Age, The Atlantic, Buzzfeed, Cleo, Cosmopolitan, Daily Life, Elle, Girlfriend, Glamour, Grazia, Jezebel, The Monthly, The New Inquiry, New Matilda, The New Republic, NYMag.com, Russh, The Spectator, Stylist, Sunday Life, The Sydney Morning Herald, TIME, Vogue, The Walkley Magazine, YEN and more.

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Buy The Sex Myth on Amazon, Barnes & Noble or at your local independent bookstore.