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The Sexually Liberated Woman is a podcast that highlights, celebrates, and encourages the sexually liberated woman—not just the idea of her, but her true-blue erotic empowerment in the flesh. Hosted by sex writer and sexuality doula Ev'Yan Whitney, this podcast features vulnerable conversations about sex and healing with some of the courageous women she's worked with, open and informative discussions about sexual identity with experts and advocates, and laid back chats with sex-positive babes she adores. New episodes every other week!

The Sexually Liberated Woman is a podcast that highlights, celebrates, and encourages the sexually liberated woman—not just the idea of her, but her true-blue erotic empowerment in the flesh. Hosted by sex writer and sexuality doula Ev'Yan Whitney, this podcast features vulnerable conversations about sex and healing with some of the courageous women she's worked with, open and informative discussions about sexual identity with experts and advocates, and laid back chats with sex-positive babes she adores. New episodes every other week!
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The Sexually Liberated Woman is a podcast that highlights, celebrates, and encourages the sexually liberated woman—not just the idea of her, but her true-blue erotic empowerment in the flesh. Hosted by sex writer and sexuality doula Ev'Yan Whitney, this podcast features vulnerable conversations about sex and healing with some of the courageous women she's worked with, open and informative discussions about sexual identity with experts and advocates, and laid back chats with sex-positive babes she adores. New episodes every other week!

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English


Episodes

Back For Seconds: Oshun and Decolonizing Black Femme Sexuality

8/21/2019
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Ev'Yan chats with Dr. Zelaika Clarke about Oshun, the Yoruba deity of sensuality and sexuality. They talk about who Oshun is, what she represents, and the ways we can use her as inspiration for sex positivity and stepping into our erotic power. Also in this episode: Radical menstruation, self-romancing, decolonizing black femme sexuality, Beyoncé, self-love as a way of fighting internalized oppression, a slew of book recommendations, and a self-love ritual you can do to invoke...

Duration:02:29:27

Back For Seconds: Men Need Sexual Liberation Too

8/7/2019
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Ev’Yan Whitney revisits a conversation she had with a sexually woke guy who goes by the name "Expressions Untold" where they talk about male sexuality and what men’s sexual liberation looks like. Expressions Untold gets vulnerable about his own sexual liberation journey, sharing with us how he went from praying away his sexuality to embracing who he is as a sexual being, and he speaks very candidly about the ways toxic masculinity and the patriarchy keeps men from being sexually free. Also...

Duration:02:51:55

45. Sex and Cannabis

7/24/2019
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Ev’Yan brings back her sister and actual cannabis expert, Jarani, to talk about how they both use weed to enhance their sex lives. Jarani talks about some of the science behind cannabis (like why is it that weed makes us feel so good?) and how to figure out how much to consume. They also both share their personal experiences of using cannabis-infused sexual products and give some shoutouts to some products they love. Other things discussed: destigmatizing and decriminalizing cannabis use,...

Duration:01:24:26

44. Are You Cliterate?

7/10/2019
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Ev'Yan chats with conceptual artist Sophia Wallace, who is best known for her viral art project Cliteracy, to have a fiery talk about the clitoris. They touch on all the misconceptions around the clitoris, debunk some of the most stubborn myths about clits and pleasure, and call out our own internalized patriarchal biases surrounding this for-pleasure-only sexual network. Other things discussed: The actual true anatomy of the clitoris; the difference between vaginal and clitoral orgasms;...

Duration:01:01:09

43. Sex With Friends: Diamond Stylz

6/26/2019
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Ev’Yan brings back her Sex with Friends series in this episode and chats with Diamond Stylz. Diamond Stylz walks down memory lane through her childhood and shares funny and life-changing moments that shaped how she came to explore her sexuality and know her gender. Other things discussed: What Diamond coming into her womanhood in a traditional household was like; letting go of the idea of the “perfect woman”; how she’s reclaimed her pleasure; and her podcast, Marsha's Plate. Click here for...

Duration:00:58:29

42. Consent Is Actually Sexy

6/12/2019
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Ev’Yan sits down with Jaclyn Friedman, author of Yes Means Yes, to talk all about consent. They explore affirmative consent as a moral philosophy, what it looks like to communicate honestly with sexual partners about what you want, and how to make consent talk sexy. Other things discussed: The difference between enthusiastic consent and affirmative consent; how to bring sexiness and playfulness to boundary setting; and what affirmative consent looks like in practice. Click here for show...

Duration:00:50:37

41. 21 Sex Questions, feat. Ev'Yan's Mom and Sister

5/29/2019
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Ev'Yan's mom and sister return for a shameless, funny, and lighthearted game of 21 questions where they each share their sexual confessions and personal experiences with each other. They laugh over embarrassing moments, tell stories about the most creative places they’ve gotten it on at, and give some good sex advice. Other things discussed: Food and butt play; the perils of being a germaphobe in sex; Game of Thrones crushes; "mommyisms"; and a couple Would you rather? questions with some...

Duration:01:15:03

40. The Trauma Queen

5/15/2019
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Ev’Yan chats with comprehensive sex educator and trauma expert, Jimanekia Eborn, about sexual trauma and healing. Jimanekia speaks truth about the ways trauma shows up in our lives, the importance of knowing your triggers, and how to find compassion for yourself as you respond to being triggered. The advice in this conversation gives the healing and affirmation everyone needs—no matter where you are in your sexual liberation journey. Other things they discuss: Jimanekia’s personal journey...

Duration:00:49:49

39. Cats Are Sluts

5/1/2019
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Ev'Yan sits down with writer, educator, and returning guest, Kristen Sollée to talk about Kristen's exciting upcoming book, Cat Call: Reclaiming the Feral Feminine. Kristen schools us about all of the historical parallels between felines and femininity, and illustrates how integral and important cats are to femme sexuality. Other things they discuss: Who gets to claim themselves as a witch or slut; the similarities in the persecution (and liberation) of women and cats; and how to tap into...

Duration:00:50:58

Sex Resolutions!

1/16/2019
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Ev'Yan peeps her head out of her hibernation cave and shares a few of the sex resolutions she made for 2019. . . . Follow The Sexually Liberated Woman on Instagram: @sexuallyliberatedwoman Become a patron and find out the moment the show comes back: patreon.com/slwpodcast And many thanks to today's sponsor: Youth Testify. For more about their initiative, visit youthtestify.org. . . . Music: Otis MacDonald Cover photo: Celeste Noche

Duration:00:10:21

38: Che Che is a Sexually Liberated Woman

11/21/2018
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Ev'Yan sits down with Che Che to talk with her about her sexual liberation journey. Che Che shares how she became sexually free, how she found her erotic voice, and how she began prioritizing her pleasure outside of insecurities and fear. Other things they talk about: using your solo sexual relationship (i.e., masturbation) to strengthen your relationship with your partner; releasing limiting beliefs around sex as an act of resistance; and the transformational experience of pursuing sexual...

Duration:00:52:27

37: Ask a Sexuality Doula

11/7/2018
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Ev'Yan gives sex advice and helps solve some listeners' sexuality conundrums—from sexual liberated virgins to orgasm frustrations to a boyfriend who hates his girlfriend's pubic hair to troubleshooting missing sex drives. Ev'Yan also talks about what on earth a sexuality doula is and what she does as someone who's built a thriving practice as one. Mentioned on this episode: The Virginity Fraud TED Talk; autostraddle.com; low-desire series; Come As You Are by Emily Nagoski. For a...

Duration:00:58:53

36: My Sister is a Sexually Liberated Woman

10/24/2018
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In this one, Ev'Yan and her little sister, Jarani, have a vulnerable and funny conversation about sex. They reminisce about Jarani's first sex talk, her growing up as a late bloomer, and what it was like for her coming into her sexuality as the "good girl" in the family. Other things they discuss: intergenerational sexual trauma; using cannabis to help you get back into your body during sex; and having sex with chronic pain. For a transcript of this episode: https://bit.ly/slw-ep36 . ....

Duration:01:17:59

35: Sex Work & Sexual Liberation

10/10/2018
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Ev'Yan brings back sex activist and porn performer Allie Oops (@cummanifesto) to talk all about sex work—what it is, why Allie does it, and how we cannot talk about sexual liberation and sex-positivity without talking about and supporting sex workers. Other things they discuss: The whorearchy and how Allie dismantled her own whorephobia; the difference between feminist porn and ethical porn; porn literacy and politics; who gets to call themselves a sex worker; and how to humanize and...

Duration:01:05:22

34: My Sexual Liberation Is Not For Male Consumption

9/26/2018
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After receiving an unsolicited dick pic regarding her sensual selfies, Ev'Yan goes off on men who objectify her body without her consent and invite themselves into her sexual expression. She also gives some tips and words of encouragement for women/femmes who want to express and explore their sexuality in public but are afraid to do so. Bookmark this one and listen to it whenever you need to be reminded that you can feel safe and express your sexuality in the open at the same time. Other...

Duration:00:30:00

33: Sacred Sex With Your Vibrator

9/12/2018
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Ev'Yan sits down with Amy Boyajian of Wild Flower Sex Shop (@wildflowersex) about sex toys—how they can be a fun and playful way to enhance and explore your sexuality—even though in some sacred sex circles would tell you otherwise. They go deep on the topic of pleasure hierarchies: the notion that your sexuality and experience of pleasure can only be "sacred" and "healthy" if it follows certain rigid (and ridiculous) guidelines (and yes, this BS is still being spread by "sex-positive"...

Duration:00:53:58

32: Taking The Earth As Your Lover

8/29/2018
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Ev'Yan chats with an ecosexual femme Luna Dietrich (@pusssywitch), who is in a sexual relationship with the earth. They talk about what ecosexuality is, what it looks like in practice, and how Luna embodies and honors this sexual identity on her own terms. They also talk about how this sensual relationship with nature is available and accessible to all of us and Luna gives us some suggestions on how we can connect with our sexuality through nature. And later: Ev'Yan has an exciting...

Duration:00:47:49

31: The Moon, The Stars, & My Sex Life

8/15/2018
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In this one, Ev'Yan gets dragged (in a good way!) by the stars in an astrology reading done by astrologer, Jaliessa Sipress (@jaliessasipress) of Obsidian Moon Astrology. The reading goes over parts of Ev'Yan's natal chart and how certain planets (and their placements) are influencing her sexuality, sexual identity, sex life, and even her kinks. It's kind of creepy how accurate it is. Other things discussed: demisexuality; Mars and Venus; Virgo and Cancer energy; kink quizzes; astrology as...

Duration:00:55:55

30: Slow & Sensual

8/1/2018
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A call to arms to slow the f— down. In this one, Ev'Yan shares a simple practice of sensual embodiment that she gives her clients (and uses herself) when she's too much in her head and not in her body. Sensuality is a huge and important part of sexuality. We cannot be sexually liberated if we don’t have a mindful relationship with our sensual bodies. Ev'Yan also chats about her recent trip to NYC where she challenged and dismantled some seriously massive fears and limiting beliefs (and...

Duration:00:19:28

29: Black Pleasure Matters

7/18/2018
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Ev'Yan has a conversation with Dalychia and Rafaella, the radical babes behind Afrosexology.com. They do incredible and work around educating, liberating, and healing black sexuality by creating spaces for black women and femmes to find sexual pleasure and erotic joy. The three of them talk about using pleasure as an act of resistance and the importance of black women prioritizing feeling good, especially during times when we are fighting anti-blackness and racism constantly. Other things...

Duration:00:58:31