Embodied Podcast

 

Sex and relationships are intimate — and sometimes intimidating to talk about. Host Anita Rao guides us on an exploration of our brains and our bodies that touches down in taboo territory. #EmbodiedWUNC

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About Anita Rao

Anita is a radio journalist and host of "Embodied." She has traveled the country recording interviews for the Peabody Award-winning StoryCorps production department, founded and launched a podcast about millennial feminism in the South, and is now a host and the managing editor of North Carolina Public Radio's flagship daily, live talk show "The State of Things." Anita was born in a small coal-mining town in Northeast England but spent most of her life growing up in Iowa and has a fond affection for the Midwest.

Follow her on Twitter @anisrao.

Ways to Connect

Anita knows how frustrating it can be to find the right doctor and get good healthcare. Transgender people have to navigate all those challenges and take extra measures to advocate for their wellbeing with medical providers who are too often untrained to treat them.

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Anita is thinking more and more about entering the club of motherhood. But first, she'd appreciate a reality check on things we don't often talk about — like child care and health concerns around pregnancy and labor. Want to support this podcast? Subscribe on your favorite audio app, leave a review on Apple Podcasts, join the conversation at #EmbodiedWUNC or give to WUNC.


Anita loves podcasts, especially ones that make space for intimate, unexpected conversations. "The Only One In The Room," hosted by Laura Cathcart Robbins, is one of those shows. This episode explores the excitement and emotions of being in an open marriage.


Anita has a gut feeling none of us know as much as we should about the connection between our intestinal health and how our minds work.

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Anita is a workaholic. Being overworked stresses Anita out. Too much stress leads to poor health. Don't be like Anita.

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SeXXXed: Porn For All

Aug 20, 2020

Anita questions whether her inner feminist will ever let her come around to enjoying porn without shame.

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Anita realizes she never got 'the sex talk' growing up. And even if she had, it probably wouldn't have gone like this.

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Embodied: Trailer

Jul 28, 2020

Impolite conversations. Intimate connections. Important self-discoveries. 

Check out the trailer for WUNC's new podcast Embodied, hosted by Anita Rao.

Coming soon!