In the fifth and final episode of Season 5, Myisha chats with her friend, musician and actress, Sharon Van Etten. Sharon talks about how her creative practice evolved from a time in her life where communicating about traumas she experienced was incredibly difficult. Music was a way to make the unconscious conscious and allowed her to process deep emotions.

This is the final episode of Down for Whatever!

Content warning: this season of the podcast contains some descriptions of rape, incest, sexual assault and coercion. Listener discretion is advised.

This episode is sponsored by Polemic and Adam & Eve. Enter code DOWN2020 on adamandeve.com for 50% off one item, free gifts and shipping. Restrictions apply.

Direct download: Unlocking_Creativity.mp3
Category:advice -- posted at: 9:02pm EST
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In episode 4 of this season, Myisha talks to Alyssa Kies, co-founder of The Sex Issue a zine and Instagram account that aims to give readers the sex ed they wish they'd gotten. Alyssa shares her story of creating The Sex Issue as part of her process of healing from sexual assault.

Content warning: this season of the podcast contains some descriptions of rape, incest, sexual assault and coercion. Listener discretion is advised.

This episode is sponsored by Polemic and Adam & Eve. Enter code DOWN2020 on adamandeve.com for 50% off one item, free gifts and shipping. Restrictions apply.

Direct download: Reclaiming_Sexual_Worth.mp3
Category:advice -- posted at: 8:52pm EST

In this episode, Myisha speaks with fellow sexuality coach Veronica Monet and author of Love, Lust and Romance in the Wake of #MeToo about The Shame Free Zone and her path to heal from incest and rape. They talk about the difficult process of becoming intimate with new partners while experiencing triggers and all the work that it took to allow her to talk so openly about her past.

Content warning: this season of the podcast contains some descriptions of rape, incest, sexual assault and coercion. Listener discretion is advised.

This episode is sponsored by Polemic and Adam & Eve. Enter code DOWN2020 on adamandeve.com for 50% off one item, free gifts and shipping. Restrictions apply.

Direct download: Creating_A_Shame_Free_Zone.mp3
Category:advice -- posted at: 8:37pm EST

Myisha discusses the culture of silence we have around sexuality with Cindy Gallop and how her website Make Love Not Porn aims to combat misinformation about what real world sex should be. Cindy believes that talking about sex and receiving accurate sexual information can radically decrease the incidence of sexual assault in the world. She also shares how MLNP has helped survivors reclaim their sexuality.

Content warning: this season of the podcast contains some descriptions of rape, incest, sexual assault and coercion. Listener discretion is advised.

This episode is sponsored by Polemic and Adam & Eve. Enter code DOWN2020 on adamandeve.com for 50% off one item, free gifts and shipping. Restrictions apply.

Direct download: From_Social_Sex_to_Consent_Culture.mp3
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In this episode of Down for Whatever, Myisha speaks to activist, author and doula, adrienne maree brown. They discuss adrienne's path to reclaiming and prioritizing pleasure in her own life as well as her most recent book Pleasure Activism.

Content warning: this season of the podcast contains some descriptions of rape, incest, sexual assault and coercion. Listener discretion is advised.

This episode is sponsored by Polemic and Adam & Eve. Enter code DOWN2020 on adamandeve.com for 50% off one item, free gifts and shipping. Restrictions apply.

Direct download: Becoming_an_Activist_for_Pleasure.mp3
Category:advice -- posted at: 12:20am EST

It's the fifth and final season of Down for Whatever! Myisha discusses how this season came to be and the topic of re-imagining survivor sexuality. #metoo exposed so many stories of sexual assault and violence and this season aims to show what healing from these experiences looks like on a personal and cultural level. Guests include adrienne maree brown, Cindy Gallop and Sharon Van Etten.

Content warning: this season of the podcast contains some descriptions of rape, incest, sexual assault and coercion. Listener discretion is advised.

This episode is sponsored by Polemic and Adam & Eve. Enter code DOWN2020 on adamandeve.com for 50% off one item, free gifts and shipping. Restrictions apply.

Direct download: Re-Imagining_Survivor_Sexuality.mp3
Category:advice -- posted at: 9:12pm EST

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Down for Whatever is a sexuality podcast featuring sex-positive interviews with real people about their real sexual experiences. With candor and humor, Myisha helps to demystify modern sexual dilemmas by highlighting the experiences and expertise of her guests who represent a wide spectrum of sexual identities, orientations and backgrounds. For more information, visit myishabattle.com.