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Frisky North of 60
30 minutes | Apr 8, 2022
Not a sex shop
If you think adult stores are intimidating, listen in. Karen and Mark toured their neighbourhood shop, seeking higher knowledge about the pursuit of pleasure and asking all the awkward questions. Their guide at Adult Temptations introduces them to all sorts of devices and products ranging from novice to advanced. (Newbies, the "Humbler" isn't for you.)
38 minutes | Apr 2, 2022
Sexual assault: A silent issue
Whether you're aware of it or not, you probably know someone who's a victim of sexual assault. Yet, it's an issue that's rarely talked about. This is one woman's story about the impact of sexual assault on her life and why it's time to have conversations about consent.
30 minutes | Mar 26, 2022
P is for pleasure, the missing ingredient in sex education
In high school, Angus and his peers were taught ad nauseum about how to use a condom. But what about how to actually have sex? Not so much. The 21-year-old says having sex for the first time was like trying to play a video game without the instruction manual.
38 minutes | Mar 19, 2022
Emilie Lefrancois was running out of things to talk to her therapist about, so she's decided to test out the Whitehorse dating scene. If nothing else, it will add to her repertoire of stories from Goose Bay, NL., and Toronto, centre of the universe, where she learned, among other things: don't date a comedian!
42 minutes | Mar 5, 2022
Tinder for the woodpile
A cabin in the woods can be romantic as hell. But when it's -30C and the wood pile is staring you down, there's work to be done. For KB, chores come before love, although she does pretty well in the latter department too. KB shares tips about cabin dating and how the great outdoors can be a bedroom unto itself....
30 minutes | Feb 26, 2022
Before you ask, it was a shark
When Tara Klippert was growing up, her friends worried about typical teenage things, like how their clothes and makeup looked. Tara, meanwhile, had other worries, like trying to hide her disability. As an adult, she gained new perspectives about her identity and dating.
38 minutes | Feb 19, 2022
The hunt for moose and man
Pavlina Sudrich TikToks about all things hunting and outdoors, but also finds herself doing the not-so-fun stuff like cleaning gutters and shovelling snow. She thinks a husband would be useful for those chores.
33 minutes | Feb 12, 2022
In pursuit of a ”healthy” breakup
There's no way around it: breakups suck. But Karen, reeling from heartbreak, wants to find out if there's a healthy way to process the hurt and move on. Of course, Mark has plenty of past relationship experiences to draw from, including a revenge scene straight out of a movie.
39 minutes | Feb 5, 2022
Houseboats and Irish exits
Leaving a party surreptitiously is pretty tricky when that party is at a house surrounded by water. And, speaking of houses, they’re uber expensive in the North, especially as a single person. That’s what’s prompting Sarah Frey, who has lived in both Whitehorse and Yellowknife, to pack her furs and move south.
33 minutes | Jan 30, 2022
Don’t bust the (piggy) bank and other dating advice
Frisky is back for a second season! Karen McColl introduces new co-host Mark Kelly and they discuss the dating advice Mark has given Karen over the course of their friendship. Most of it involves using words.
35 minutes | May 23, 2021
E20 Season one finale
Karen and Jordan pay tribute to their season one guests and share listener feedback. They'll be back with season two in the fall of 2021. Until then... stay frisky!
33 minutes | May 16, 2021
E19 Gurdeep Pandher on intercultural relationships
Mix one part Punjab Bhangra, two parts Northern wilderness, and fill the rest with joy and positivity and you get Gurdeep Pandher of the Yukon! Gurdeep gives us a window into Punjab dating culture and shares his own learnings on the path of intercultural, multilingual relationships. Go to Gurdeep.ca to connect and learn more about Bhangra dance.
38 minutes | Apr 11, 2021
E18 Dating here is a joke
What does it say about the Yukon dating scene if people would rather knit a sweater for an airplane than give it a shot? Comedian George Maratos talks about comedy as therapy, why fall is a lucky time to shack up, and how his personal life fuels his funny bone.
36 minutes | Mar 28, 2021
E17 Keeping the light in long distance
Small towns that attract people from near and far can create the setting for a long distance relationship (as if dating wasn't hard enough)! From the Yukon, where Nadine lives, to France, where Gaëtan (Gary) is from, is 7,500 km. They share a heartening story of how concealed romantic interest can sometimes, under rare circumstances, blossom into an inspiring connection.
37 minutes | Mar 14, 2021
E16 Queerer than you think
The Yukon may not have a gay volleyball league or board game club, but there's something about it that allowed Jason to feel comfortable being his true self for the first time. From in-the-closet to "let's all be gay," he pulls back the curtain on Yukon's queer dating scene.
37 minutes | Mar 7, 2021
E15 Kinky Yukoners
Steve explains what happens at a dungeon party and tells us why he has a role to play in helping other shy kinksters feel comfortable and safe coming out of the closet. He also speaks about his desire to expand consensual interactions in the kink community and beyond.
35 minutes | Feb 28, 2021
E14 When you free your heel you capture my heart
Skiing and dating are popular Yukon pastimes but do they mix? We speak to a skier who says there's nothing like a date in the mountains followed by dinner in a cozy backcountry cabin to get to know someone on a deeper level. But, hooking up at a ski race after-party can be fun too....
33 minutes | Feb 21, 2021
E13 Alaska, where the odds are as odd as the goods
Alaska and the Yukon share a more than 2,000 km (1,300 mi.) border, and while these northern neighbours have many things in common, there are also some distinct differences about dating in "The Last Frontier."
39 minutes | Feb 14, 2021
E12 Opened hearts in open marriage
Happy Valentine's Day! To join us on this day of celebrating love and connection, we have Jeramy's story of how he and his partner co-created their open marriage. From small-town Alberta to small-town Whitehorse, Jeramy shares his journey into polyamory and how he and his wife make it work.
31 minutes | Feb 8, 2021
E11 Festivals, freedom camping, and fire morels
People can find love in the most unexpected of places--even when they come from opposite ends of the world. Enter Michelle and Cyprian, newcomers to Canada. The setting is Keno City, once home to one of the richest silver deposits in the world. This tiny, isolated community of fifteen or so residents is also host to a free grassroots music and film festival. From festivals to freedom camping, Frisky North of 60 explores Michelle and Cyprian's experience of picking fire morels in the Yukon's vast backcountry.
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