Interview With August Mclaughlin


August McLaughlin is a nationally recognized health and sexuality writer, radio personality and creator of the female sexual empowering brand Girl Boner™. Her feature articles have appeared in DAME MagazineSexual Wellness News,, Healthy Aging magazine and more. She was named Nutrition Writer of 2010 by, Editor’s Pick of 2010 by Demand Media Studios and one of BlogHer’s Voices of the Year in 2014. Her first novel, In Her Shadow, a National Indie Excellence Award finalist, is loosely based on her experience with anorexia while working as an international model.

On her popular radio show and podcast, Girl Boner Radio, August interviews celebrities, sexuality experts and real women on topics aimed at empowering women to cultivate positive body image and sexual empowerment. As a certified nutritionist with a specialization in eating disorders, she has taught and mentored individuals with psychological disorders for nearly 10 years. She is the executive producer of Weight Limit—a series of body image-related PSAs, and speaks professionally for a variety of audiences on body image and sexuality. Known for melding personal passion with activism, August uses her skills as a public speaker and journalist to inspire other women to embrace their bodies and sexuality, making way for fuller, more authentic lives.


August’s novel, In Her Shadow, was voted Amazon editor’s favorite books of 2014! 

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One woman locked in a basement, nearing death and longing for escape. Another baffled by the inexplicable symptoms wreaking havoc on her life. Both are lost and alone, yet somehow connected. And time is running out…