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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.

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.
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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.

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English


Episodes

Straight Dating Post #Metoo

9/19/2018
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Myisha chats with the founder of Citizens of Culture, Maceo Keeling. They talk about masculinity and modern dating conundrums including what it's like out there for straight folks dating in the wake of #metoo. Spoiler alert: it's complicated! Maceo's work centers around giving people the tools to think critically about their relationships and improve them through communication and consent. He's also on his own personal quest to be more intentional about his sexual and gender expression.

Duration:01:00:44

Molly Brenner Is Not Coming

8/31/2018
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Myisha chats with the creator of a one-woman comedy show about never having an orgasm. Molly Brenner Is Not Coming is a comedic journey through Molly Brenner's experience with a very common occurrence for women: anorgasmia, or lack of orgasm. She also tackles growing up being very sexually curious, vaginismus and some of the common sexual milestones that she never got to experience, all with a comedic twist!

Duration:00:50:46

The Sexuality Doula

8/14/2018
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Can selfies be sexually empowering? Myisha's newest guest thinks so! Ev'yan Whitney is a sexuality doula and sex educator who wants to create a world with more sexually liberated women. Ev'yan is the creator of the Sex, Love, Liberation blog and hosts her own podcast called The Sexually Liberated Woman. She and Myisha talk about what it means to be sexually liberated and Ev'yan's own experience of stepping into her sexual power and how she helps women do the same.

Duration:01:06:13

DFW Live at The Assembly

7/2/2018
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Myisha chats with the foundress of Sustain Natural, Meika Hollendar at The Assembly in San Francisco. The Assembly is a clubhouse for women and Myisha helped organize their first sexual wellness event. Myisha interviewed Meika about what it was like to start a sexual wellness brand geared specifically towards women and the motivation behind writing her book, Get On Top: Of Your Pleasure, Sexuality & Wellness: A Vagina Revolution. Meika and Myisha then answer some amazing questions from the...

Duration:00:50:20

Five Stages of Masculinity

6/14/2018
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Myisha speaks with Joseph Gelfer about his Five Stages of Masculinity theoretical model. They talk about what the future of masculinity could be as well as how to discuss masculinity with folks who are at the various stages. Joseph also opens up about what masculinity has meant to him and how that has changed over time. Other topics explored include intersectionality and Rupaul's Drag Race!

Duration:01:07:26

DFW Live at Otherwild LA

5/23/2018
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Myisha discusses gender and how that has been expressed throughout Hex's life as she has identified formerly as a gay man and now as a woman. Myisha and Hex explore gender performance and what that means in everyday life as well as in drag. They also talk about the degrees of safety one can expect as they express a gender that is atypical. Hex shares how her gender is often misunderstood in relationships and how race intersects with her gender expression.

Duration:00:43:19

All About the Pelvic Floor

5/3/2018
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Myisha interviews Dr. Rachel Gelman, a pelvic floor physical therapist based in San Francisco. Dr. Gelman works for the Pelvic Health & Rehabilitation Center, which has locations throughout the US. She shares with Myisha the most common concerns her patients have, including painful sex or sexual difficulties, and how pelvic floor physical therapy can help address these concerns. They also go over what the pelvic floor is, how it's connected to the rest of the body and what you should (or...

Duration:01:01:38

The Poly Amish Atheist

4/16/2018
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The newest episode of DFW is called The Poly Amish Atheist. With a title like that I bet you can guess what Myisha will be discussing with her guest, Kenneth who is kind enough to dive deep into his restrictive religious roots and their impact on his sex life. Sex and religion often have a complicated relationship and many people find themselves in conflict over the kind of sex they want and the sex that they believe they should be having according to their faith. Kenneth does such a great...

Duration:01:04:48

Dating While Domme

3/12/2018
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Ever wonder what the romantic lives of sex workers might be like? Myisha speaks with Lucy Sweetkill of La Maison du Rouge about her dating life and how being a professional dominatrix and sex worker impacts how she dates. Myisha and Lucy talk about the assumptions that people have about Lucy's sex life and ways for vanilla folks to handle sensitive questions they may have when dating a sex worker. They also get into race, outsider status and the power of being weird.

Duration:00:52:53

Femme at Play

2/5/2018
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It's DFW's fourth season and the amazingly sexy stories continue! This season's guests are truly mind-blowing. One such guest is Laura Luna who identifies as a submissive, a woman of color and a queer, fat femme. In this episode, Laura Luna and Myisha discuss what all of that means in the context of attending play parties which are events where people can engage safely in BDSM and kink. Laura Luna gives advice to those who might want to attend a play party for the first time and gets into...

Duration:00:42:03

Holiday Special

1/4/2018
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This episode of Down for Whatever is Myisha's gift to you because she knows you like to hear stories of discovery and empowerment, AND you also like to hear people describe the sex they're having. This holiday special features two stories that are sure to please! The first story is told by Taylor J Mace and the second is told by Jupiter's Slut. Myisha met Taylor and Jupiter at Woodhull Sexual freedom Summit last year and they shared their stories of sex/erotic experiences they each had while...

Duration:00:17:17

The Dominant Woman

11/13/2017
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Myisha interviews professional female dominant Dia Dynasty. Dia has been providing professional domination services for years and she recently founded La Maison du Rouge with her co-founder Lucy Sweetkill (who will also guest on DFW later). Their conversation includes the pros and cons of working at a dungeon vs going solo, some of the misconceptions about what it means to be a pro-dom and the intersectionality of being an Asian-American in the BDSM world. Myisha also takes a listener...

Duration:00:59:48

Naked on the Internet

10/19/2017
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Myisha interviews Tina Horn of the Why Are People Into That?! podcast. They discuss watching porn with friends, how the act watching porn can be a form of rebellion against the state, why you should pay for porn and the trappings of whore-shaming in this digital world. Will we all end up naked on the Internet???

Duration:00:57:40

Coming Out Is Hard To Do

9/18/2017
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This episode features an interview with a listener named Dawn who shares her story of coming out as lesbian in her 40s. Dawn discusses her experience with living the majority of her life as a straight woman, getting married, having children and ultimately suppressing her desire for being with women that existed in her since childhood. It took going through couples counseling with her husband and some incredibly hard work finding her community before she was able to find her first girlfriend....

Duration:00:55:10

The Dominant Man

8/18/2017
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This month's episode of DFW is with Lifestyle Dominant, Master Severyn Kain. Severyn and Myisha talk about what people in the vanilla (or non-kink) world get wrong about BDSM and what exactly one should expect when seeking out the services of a professional dominant. Severyn also explains some of his fetishes and how he thinks they originated. Listen now! It's a great conversation and a lot more fun to listen to than some of the other conversations about dominant men in the world right now...

Duration:01:01:45

Orgasm In Motion

7/10/2017
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Myisha discusses erotic fitness with fellow sex coach, Sarah Martin. Erotic fitness combines sex and sensuality with working out. Sarah reveals how she got into erotic fitness, which for her includes orgasmic running, play fighting and pole fitness, and how fitness has a symbiotic relationship with sexual function. Listen and learn how you can change your response to working out from a "hell no!" to a "fuck yeah!". For more information visit Sarah's website at goodsexlifestyle.com.

Duration:01:07:11

Loving Sex All Over Again

6/12/2017
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Myisha's guest on this episode of DFW, Judith, is someone who was faced with physical limitations after a diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis. Judith shares what she went through, how she identified specific sexual issues she could tackle through modifications and even discusses how she managed online dating and expanded her sexual repertoire with a disability.

Duration:01:05:02

Dr. Cuddle

5/1/2017
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This episode of DFW features an interview with Dr. Yoni Alkan, who is (among other things) a professional cuddlist. Myisha and Dr. Alkan discuss the different types of non-sexual touch, why consent is so important for sexual health and how patriarchy impacts all of our sex lives. We tend to underestimate the power of touch and we have very specific ways that we are supposed to engage in touch with others. There is also often an expectation that non-sexual touch will lead to sex. Myisha's...

Duration:01:04:48

You, Me and He

4/3/2017
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In this episode of DFW, Myisha interviews Kitty Chambliss, the founder of Loving Without Boundaries. Kitty has been practicing ethical nonmonogamy for over 12 years and is currently married and living with with her husband and her boyfriend. Take a listen to hear all about how Kitty came to create a life with two men that she loves and with whom she gets to share her life.

Duration:01:04:25

Looking for Magic

3/6/2017
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In this episode of Down for Whatever, Myisha interviews her friend Bahman who decided over a year ago to abstain from partnered sex until he finds a true connection. They discuss what it's like to be a gay man in San Francisco who doesn't hook up, how Bahman came to make this decision and what he does to manage his sexual energy. They also get into some state of the world stuff too.

Duration:00:59:43