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March 26, 2015

If you’re having a conversation about sex with someone in the U.S., you are probably also, implicitly or explicitly, also talking about shame. The two are intertwined, even for those who appear to exude openness and pride around their sexuality, all the more so for women.

January 20, 2015

Die kanadische Filmemacherin Sheona McDonald geht in ihrem Film “Inside Her Sex” auf das Thema Scham ein: Drei Frauen erzählen ihre ganz persönlichen “Shame-Stories” und wie sie es geschafft haben, sie zu überwinden.

Sheona McDonald talks about the film INSIDE HER SEX

January 20, 2015

IHS director Sheona McDonald talks to CJSF 90.1 FM producer Madeline Taylor about the film on Intra Venus.

December 6, 2014

THE DAILY BEAST: Another year ending, another round up of the year’s sex studies. This year’s big theme? Female orgasm.

Sigmund Freud once told a female colleague: “The great question that has never been answered, and which I have not yet been able to answer, despite my 30 years of research into the feminine soul, is ‘What does a woman want?’”


December 4, 2014

 Can you be a feminist and still like porn? Ricky is joined by sex educator Elle Chase to discuss.

November 28, 2014

The Toronto Sun:

Have you ever felt ashamed of your desires? Unfortunately, for many of us, sex and shame are intrinsically entwined.

Canadian filmmaker Sheona McDonald has decided to unravel the connection between shame and sexuality in her new feature length documentary, Inside Her Sex. The film which will premiere on Canadian television December 14th, explores female sexuality and shame through the eyes and experiences of three women from different walks of life, each brave enough to chart her own course of sexual discovery.

November 13, 2014

Female sexuality and shame is an endlessly fascinating subject. That's why it took filmmaker Sheona McDonald two years to follow three women for a raw and comprehensive look at the issue. The result, a feature-length documentary called “Inside Her Sex,” features strap-ons, bondage, spanking, threesomes, and vibrators, and fairy wings. And that's just the trailer! 

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