Sex, Porn, and Knowing the Difference — with Cindy Gallop
The Prof G Pod with Scott Galloway
Cindy Gallop, the founder of sex tech platform MakeLoveNotPorn, joins Scott to discuss how porn shapes young men’s understanding of sexual intimacy. She also shares the challenges and opportunities she’s seen in the emerging sex tech space. Follow Cindy on Twitter, @cindygallop. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Through her experience of dating younger men, Cindy Gallop realized that when we don’t talk openly and honestly about sex, porn becomes sex education by default in not a good way. Determined to do something about her realization, Cindy launched a website in 2009 and gave a TED talk that went viral and in turn revolutionized her platform, her mission and her website. Cindy is the founder and CEO of Make Love Not Porn: Pro-Sex, Pro-Porn, Pro-Knowing the Difference. In 2013 she turned Make Love Not Porn into the world’s first user generated, human curated social sex video sharing platform. Socializing and normalzing sex in order to make it easier to talk about, to promote consent, communication, good sexual values and good sexual behavior. Make Love Not Porn’s mission is to end rape culture by spearheading the social sex revolution. Cindy says the revolutionary part isn’t the sex but the social. Cindy speaks at conferences globally and consults, describing her approach as, “I like to blow shit up, I am the Michael Bay of business.” What You Will Hear in This Episode: Cindy’s series of happy accidents How Make Love Not Porn was created. TED talk impact and intention. Fear of what other people will think. Being authentic and true to yourself by living and working your values. The social sex revolution and mission. Normalizing sex and ending rape culture through Make Love Not Porn. Public response to the platform. Early education, age appropriate content. Investing and investors. Quotes “We don’t have enough role models in our society for women and for men that demonstrate you can live your life very differently from the way that society expects you to and still be amazingly happy.” “Fear of what other people will think is the single most paralyzing dynamic in business and in life. You will never own the future if you care what other people think.” “I believe that everything in life starts with you and your values.” “We (Make Love Not Porn) are the antidote to toxic masculinity.” Mentioned: Make Love Not Porn Instagram: @cindygallop Twitter: @cindygallop Facebook: @cindy.gallop @MLNPTV https://bonniemarcusleadership.com/ https://web.facebook.com/bonnie.marcus/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/bonniemarcus https://twitter.com/selfpromote https://www.instagram.com/self_promote_/ Gendered Ageism Survey Results Forbes article 5 Tips to own the superpower of your age Purchase my book Not Done Yet on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Not-Done-Yet-Confidence-Workplace/dp/1989603785 If you enjoyed this episode of Badass Women Podcast, then make sure to subscribe to the podcast and drop us a five-star review.
CEO of Make Love Not Porn, Cindy Gallop, joins Jameela to discuss loving the single life, how she discovered a gap in the porn market, why "social sex" is the answer to the porn industry's problems, the importance of sex education at every age, love as a kink, the patriarchal-fueled obstacles she faces building her company, and more. Check out Cindy's website - Make Love Not Porn: https://makelovenotporn.tv/ You can find transcripts for this episode here: https://www.earwolf.com/show/i-weigh-with-jameela-jamil/I Weigh has amazing merch - check it out at podswag.com Jameela is on Instagram and Twitter @JameelaJamil And make sure to check out I Weigh's Twitter, Instagram, and Youtube for more!
How I built Make Love Not Porn - with Cindy Gallop
Tech for Non-Techies
Would you leave a high flying career in advertising to set up an adult content site? Most people wouldn't, but Cindy Gallop is not most people. After leading one of the world's top advertising agencies, BBH in the United States. Cindy decided to try her hand at tech entrepreneurship. Her venture, Make Love Not Porn, is in the new category of "social sex" and aims to revolutionise how people talk, share and watch sex. As a non-technical founder of an adult content business, Cindy had to learn how to work with developers, get users despite being banned by advertisers and create a troll free online environment. Learning notes from this episode: "You don't have to be a tech person to build something absolutely phenomenal in tech," says Cindy. Instead, you need a strong vision, the right team and the determination to keep going. "You do not need a technical co-founder from the beginning." In fact, delegating your vision to the tech person simply because they are a coder and you are not, can be very damaging. Instead, get people to help you build your vision, and good CTOs and co-founders will find you. "Do interesting things, and interesting things will happen to you." "Too many people make the mistake that a job is a safe option. It's not. In a job you are at the complete mercy of management changes, industry downturns and market dynamics. Whose hands would you rather place your future in: those of a large corporate entity, or someone who will always have your best interests at heart, i.e. you?" Tech for Non-Technical Founders If you have a killer idea for an app, but you don't have the tech skills to build it, this class is for you. Register here: In person in London, 10 May 2022 Live on Zoom, 14 May 2022 ----- If you like learning about how tech products and profits get made, you'll like our newsletter. It's funny too. Sign up here. ----- There are 2 ways to apply this work to your unique challenges: For companies: We create learning and innovation programmes, to help companies make the most out of digital transformation and help them become more entrepreneurial. Happy clients include Techstars x Blackstone Launchpad, Constellation Brands and Oxford University. Get in touch with us about bespoke training & consulting on firstname.lastname@example.org For individuals, if you want to: Build tech a venture as a non-technical innovator Succeed in tech as a non-techie Then Tech For Non-Techies membership is for you. We love hearing from our readers and listeners. So if you have questions about the content or working with us, just get in touch on email@example.com Say hi to Sophia on Twitter and follow her on LinkedIn. Following us on Facebook and Instagram will make you smarter.
This episode’s creative genius is Cindy Gallop, the outspoken diversity champion who is the founder and CEO of “Make Love Not Porn”, a user-generated, human-curated, social sex video sharing platform. Cindy talks about why diversity makes things more creative, innovative and disruptive, using Hamilton as her case in point, and her business concept “Make Love Not Porn” is put to the focus group test. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Welcome to episode 840 in which host Polly Hammond interviews Cindy Gallop in this episode of Uncorked, What can wine brands learn from the sex industry? A helluva lot if Cindy Gallop is the one giving the advice. In a time when alcohol brands are facing increasing calls for moderation and abstinence, we sit down with Cindy to explore how a platform like Make Love Not Porn is actively fighting to establish a healthy space for sex. From issues of funding, health, and values, to communication, ageism, aspirational marketing, this episode is a no-hold-barred look at the challenges and opportunities facing non-traditional industries. Oh, Cindy also shares ideas for campaigns that could rock the wine world!About todays guest: Cindy Gallop is a graduate of Somerville College, Oxford, whose background is over 30 years in brand-building, marketing and advertising — she started up the US office of ad agency Bartle Bogle Hegarty in New York in 1998 and in 2003 was named Advertising Woman of the Year.She is the founder and CEO of IfWeRanTheWorld, co-action software launched in beta at TED 2010 and subsequently written up and taught as a Harvard Business School case study, which enables brands to implement the business model of the future — Shared Values + Shared Action = Shared Profit (financial and social). She is also the founder of MakeLoveNotPorn – ‘Pro-sex. Pro-porn. Pro-knowing the difference’ — a social sextech platform designed to promote good sexual behavior and good sexual values, which she launched at TED 2009, and for which she has just raised $2million to build out MLNP.tv as ‘the Social Sex Revolution’. As a result of the funding challenges she has encountered, she is raising the world’s first and only sextech fund, AllTheSky Holdings. She acts as board advisor to a number of tech ventures and works as a personal brand/life/executive coach and a consultant on brand and business innovation for companies around the world, describing her consultancy approach as 'I like to blow shit up. I am the Michael Bay of business.' Business Insider named her one of 15 Most Important Marketing Strategy Thinkers Today, alongside Malcolm Gladwell and Seth Godin, and cited her as number 33 on their list of 100 Most Influential Tech Women On Twitter, and number one on their list of Top 30 People In Advertising To Follow On Twitter.If you want to learn more about today’s guest, you can by visiting: https://cindygallop.com/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/cindygallop/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/cindygallop/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100063574717463 More about the host Polly Hammond:Polly is the Founder and CEO of 5forests. She splits her time between Barcelona, Auckland, and Napa, consulting, writing, and speaking about the trends that impact today’s wine businesses. She’s an advisor to New Zealand Trade & Enterprise, host of Uncorked with the Italian Wine Podcast, cohost of the Real Business of Wine with Robert Joseph, and, occasionally, a knitter.Polly is a graduate of the University of Southern California, where she earned degrees in International Relations and French. Those studies led to a deep and abiding love affair with behavioural Economics, and her wine work is based on insights into all the crazy and irrational reasons consumers engage with brands.With over 20 years experience in growing successful companies, Polly knows first hand the challenges faced by independent businesses. She approaches each client experience with empathy and understanding for what it takes to adapt and thrive in the real world.To learn more about Polly Hammond visit:Twitter: @mme_hammondInstagram: @5forestswebsite: https://5forests.com/Let's keep in touch! Follow us on our social media channels:Instagram @italianwinepodcastFacebook @ItalianWinePodcastTwitter @itawinepodcastTiktok @MammaJumboShrimpLinkedIn @ItalianWinePodcastUntil next time, Cin Cin!
Values & Communication: The Next Sexual Revolution with Cindy Gallop
Dr. Solomon is joined by tech entrepreneur Cindy Gallop, who has made waves in the business world. She's the founder of Make Love Not Porn, the world’s first user-generated, human-curated social sex video-sharing platform, socializing and normalizing sex in order to make it easier to talk about sex, and to promote consent, communication, good sexual values and good sexual behavior. Cindy tells the story of MLNP and discusses a listener question with Dr. Solomon.Dr. Solomon’s E-Course: Can I Trust You Again? Rebuilding After Betrayal or Deceit:https://courses.dralexandrasolomon.com/can-i-trust-you-again-rebuilding-after-betrayal-or-deceitMakeLoveNotPorn:https://makelovenotporn.tv/ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
The online social sex revolution with Cindy Gallop
The Electric Rodeo
Ye-haw! Join Emma for another ride on the Electric Rodeo. Sex is one of the internets biggest stars. From Pornhub to OnlyFans and everything in between. According to some researchers, pornography makes up one-third of all websites. Which is wild! But it makes sense. Humans like having sex and we like watching other people have it too. But the online sex we consume isn’t always the good kind. I’m talking to Cindy Gallop, the founder of the website MakeLoveNotPorn. It’s not a porn site, it’s a social sex site working towards a social sex revolution. The MakeLoveNotPorn Stars are real lovers, having real sex including all the bits you won’t see on Pornhub - including the negotiations, the preparations, the foreplay, the giggles, and the aftercare. In this episode, we talk all about sex online. Social sex, moderation strategies and how she came up with the idea for MakeLoveNotPorn. It all started with dating younger men and an infamous Tedx Talk where she used the term “come on my face” not once, but six times. Donate to MLNP here. Don't forgive to give us a 5 star rating if you loved this episode 🖤 Check us out at our website: The Electric Rodeo Follow us on the gram: @electricrodeopodcast See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Summer Replay - Sex and the Plot Twist with Cindy Gallop, founder of MakeLoveNotPorn
Twisting the Plot
Get ready for something different. Cindy Gallop doesn’t do status quo. After years as a leader and change-maker in the advertising business she has moved on to new projects. At 61, Cindy shares that her life course is guided by a series of serendipitous accidents. Her current accidental mission is to help us all learn about, explore and talk about…sex. MakeLoveNotPorn aims to help us all uncover our sexual potential. Cindy explains that there are two coincidental issues preventing us from knowing who we can be as sexual beings. First, we live in a society where sex is never discussed. Second, the porn industry is bigger and more accessible than ever. Hence, what we know about sex is taught to us by porn. It leaves most of us confused, unsatisfied, and missing out. MakeLoveNotPorn is a platform that invites real people to show real sex, in all its diversity. It aims to dispel myths, bash stereotypes, and free us all physically, emotionally and intimately. It's a provocative topic. It’s a bold business. Cindy shakes us up and makes us think. It’s a plot twist for all. Learn more about Cindy at cindygallop.com Check out makelovenotporn.tv
Sex, Business, and Blowing Sh*t Up with Cindy Gallop
Rebel Souls Podcast
I am so excited to have this conversation with Cindy Gallop. She is making a ruckus in the world, and I am ALL about it. Cindy is the Michael Bay of business (she loves to blow sh*t up). In this episode, we talk about how living outside of society’s playbook is where the real juice of life is.Cindy is a massive force in ending rape culture and eliminating racism in the corporate environment. We need to be open and honest around ageism, sexism, and racism by sharing REAL LIFE experiences and completely disrupting the antiquated systems that have no place in the world today. Join us for the mic drop moments and ideas that will blow your mind open.What we’re talkin’ aboutLiving personal values and a form of rebelling Make love not porn: rebelling for ending rape cultureHow to talk about real-world sex Replacing mentors with champions Completely disrupting the myths around female leaders What men can learn about leadership from women Reengineering business and ending racism in corporate cultureConnect with Cindy:Instagram: @cindygallop | @makelovenotpornTwitter: @cindygallopFacebook: Cindy GallopWebsite: Cindygallop.com | makelovenotporn.tvConnect with Shelley:Instagram: @soulbbaticalWebsite: soulbbatical.comResources:Make Love, Not Porn Ted Talk7 Pieces of Bad Career Advice Women Should IgnoreWhy do so many incompetent men become leaders? And what can we do about it? - ArticleWhy Do So Many Incompetent Men Become Leaders?: (And How to Fix It) - Book7 Leadership Lessons Men Can Learn from WomenThis show is produced by Soulfire Productions