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Ashley Manta to Discuss the Relationship Between Cannabis and Sex on iWantRadio

The Sex Educator and Cannabis Advocate Joins Hosts Dr. Michelle Lovejoy and Sam Phillips on May 30!


LOS ANGELES (May 30, 2018) – Noted sex educator and cannabis advocate Ashley Manta will discuss the potential benefits of combining cannabis with sex on iWantEmpire’s new sex talk show, from 2 to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, May 30. The broadcast, hosted by Dr. Michelle Lovejoy and special guest host Sam Phillips, airs on SiriusXM Channel 415.

“Ashley is a fountain of knowledge when it comes to relationships and sex as well as the advantages of blending cannabis with sex,” said Lovejoy. “She brings a great energy, passion and humor to her work and I’m looking forward to having her in the studio.”

Manta is known for her acclaimed “CannaSexual®” sex education workshops which explore the growing phenomenon of those who combine the use of cannabis with sex to enhance pleasure and improve intimacy. Herself a survivor of multiple of sexual assaults, she has dedicated her life to sex education and working with clients as a coach, has dedicated her life to sex education as well establishing her own “CannaSexual” brand and becoming a highly sought-after speaker, ultimately earning Sexpert of the Year nomination at the 2018 XBIZ Awards, as well as nominations for Cannabis Influencer for the 2018 Digital Hollywood Influencer Awards and as Influencer of the Year for the 2018 California Cannabis Awards.

“I am excited to join Sam and Dr. Lovejoy on iWantRadio,” Manta said. “It is my mission to raise awareness about mindfully using cannabis and the ways it can enhance intimacy and be a multi-purpose tool to help address the things that get in the way of pleasure and connection.” is the newest endeavor for iWantEmpire, dedicated to open discussion of human sexuality, fetish and the evolution toward acceptance and celebration of consensual sex through its mission of opening up the dialogue of the world of kink, fetish to a wider audience. airs every Monday, Wednesday and Friday on SiriusXM Channel 415 from 2-3pm PT/5-6pm ET.

Vivid Radio, a division of leading adult company Vivid Entertainment, is widely recognized as the most listened to adult radio network, with a wide selection of programming and gorgeous hosts who are primarily legendary or current adult performers.

Listeners can call in by dialing 1-855-99-VIVID or (855) 998-4843. More information as well as a schedule of upcoming guests is available at To be a guest, sponsor or to suggest a topic, email:

iWantRadio is a part of iWantEmpire and its affiliated properties that are sex positive and supportive of everyone’s freedom of expression. iWantEmpire offers fans a diverse and varied community of artists and performers through its network of sites, iWantClips, iWantCustomClips, iWantPhone, and iWantFanClub.

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About Ashley Manta:

Ashley Manta has become a sought-after authority on mindfully combining sex and cannabis as part of her CannaSexual® brand. As a professional sex educator and coach, she helps people navigate these topics to make sure they are interacting, loving, and feeling their best in and out of the bedroom. Ashley has been nominated for multiple awards including the 2018 XBiz Awards for "Sexpert of the Year," the 2018 Digital Hollywood Awards for "Cannabis Influencer," and she made the top five nominees (out of fifty nominated) for the 2018 California Cannabis Awards for "Influencer of the Year" category. Her work has been referenced in Rolling Stone, The London Times, Huffington Post, and Newsweek. She was the featured expert on VICELAND TV's "Stoned Sex" episode of their new series, Slutever, hosted by Karley Sciortino. Ashley has presented at mainstream, adult, and cannabis events like SXSW, High Times Harvest Cup, Woodhull Sexual Freedom Summit, and Cannabis Wedding Expo. She was a contributing writer to from 2015-2017, and currently writes for Dope Magazine and Culture Magazine. This year she will be teaching at a number of retreats, including the Ganja Goddess Getaway and will be offering a resort-based retreat at Coral Cove Jamaica.

About iWantRadio:

In Spring of 2018 iWantRadio debuted on Sirius XM Channel 415, as an aural extension of the iWantEmpire brand with live shows on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 5 - 6 PM. Since its inception, iWantRadio has been on a mission to celebrate kink and fetish through thoughtful dialogue, education, role playing, and coaching. It encompasses a variety of topics such as body worship, humiliation, BDSM, financial domination, and features Gods and Goddesses, Mistresses and Masters, members of the LGBTQ community, Porn Stars, Comedians, Musicians, and all sexual beings: iWantRadio is the most inclusive sex talk show in the country. During each broadcast, hosts Dr. Michelle Lovejoy and Bratty Nikki make drive time enjoyable by using a combination of loose banter, charming and shrewd guests, topics designed to enlighten and improve your sexual experiences, advice, contests, and promotions. For more information, including the schedule of guests, visit


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