Brown Boi Love Ep. 2: Mama Knows Sex

And Mama knows best!

Co-host Robinick Fernandez’s mother. This is the first picture she took upon arriving to the United States.

Courtesy of Robinick Fernandez

This week’s theme is all about sex, sex, sex. Our hosts Jeric and Robinick open up about some of their insecurities before, during, and after sexual encounters. They recount an underwater sextravaganza during a visit to Jeric’s motherland of Guahan, or Guam. It’s booties, thighs, chesticles galore! But they also strategize and scheme for how to work through the hard stuff, those moments when their sexual energies just aren’t aligned and when they’re not feeling our best selves. Pornhub playlists and steamy showers, all so that they can get to a place where they can really feel themselves—if you know what they mean! To end the festivities, they bring in a very special guest, Robinick’s mother, to talk about adobo, sexual pleasure, and showing up at Dad’s place of work to sign those marriage papers! Mama knows best? Now we’re getting somewhere. “He would always cruise to me!”

Hosted by Robinick Fernandez

Robinick Fernandez is a prolific and visionary creative director whose work blends the worlds of art, architecture, design, and fashion. For two decades Robinick Fernandez connected art with design for global brands, and his work has left an impact having navigated across many countries and cultures including Europe, Asia, the United States and beyond. For his next venture, he celebrates his Filipino American roots as Creative Director for JoySauce, being committed to cultural storytelling, sustainability, forward-thinking design, and conscious content .

Hosted by Jeric Smith

Jeric Smith is a Chamoru-Filipino, queer poet living in Seattle. His family is from Dededo and Chalan Pago, Guahan. His poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Assaracus: A Journal of Gay Poetry, Indigenous Literatures from Micronesia (University of Hawai'i Press), Moss, Poetry Northwest, among other publications. He has performed and read original work at the Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience, the Center on Contemporary Arts, and at various festivals and conferences. He received an MFA in creative writing from the Rainier Writing Workshop and is the director/curator of the contemporary art gallery, From Typhoon. He covers culture and entertainment for JoySauce.