Shattering the Stereotypes of Autism, Neurodiversity & Sex w/ PILF Podcaster JessThePrequel
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Today we’re talking about autism, orgy’s, lemon thievery, weighted blankets, feeling like an outcast, being called weird but learning to not give a hoot! (Sh*t’s about to get weird y’all, put the kids to bed!) Jess, better known as “Jess the Prequel” on Instagram, is a comedian and host of PILF podcast, a sex-positive show where she delves into topics relating to love and relationships. Jess is proudly outspoken about being on the autism spectrum, and uses her platform to normalize autism, and break the myths and misconceptions related to the three A’s: Autism, ADHD, and Anxiety. We’re excited she’s joined us today. This is a fun one, enjoy!
WARNING: *This episode contains QUITE a lot more than just a pinch of salty language. Store the kids away and be aware of your surroundings please!
In this episode Peter & JessThePrequel discuss:
1:57- Intro & welcome Jess!
3:05- Jess, what does PILF mean?
3:40- Tell us your story; when were you diagnosed?
5:00- What kinds of things were you doing to mask your Autism? How did that effect you and what did you learn?
8:00- When you are neurodiverse, do you have a stronger ability to prepare than say, the non-neurodiverse? Ref: weighted blankets
9:38- On being outgoing and wanting to help others
11:00- Ok. Let’s pivot for a few and talk about why & how you started PILF.
13:08- The podcast is very good! So about Episode: “Rule 34, #2 Peter Cotton Gets Some Tail”… When do you think sex became this mainstream? Also, I dare say, when most people think of Autism they do & are NOT thinking about sex; yet you are bravely talking about all of the above! Do tell! Ref: Penelope Trunk @PenelopeTrunk
19:35- On how neurodivergent folks can relate to others who have been labeled “outcasts, weird, abnormal”, etc. On learning how to not give a f&$#!
22:36- Thank you Jess!! And thank YOU for subscribing, reviewing and listening. Your reviews have been working! Even if you’ve reviewed us before, would you please continue to do so. Each review you post helps to ensure that word will continue to spread, and that we will all be able to reach & help even more people! You can always reach me via firstname.lastname@example.org or @petershankman on all of the socials. You can also find us at @FasterThanNormal on all of the socials.
23:14- Faster Than Normal Podcast info & credits
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