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Modern Anarchy

Modern Anarchy

By Nicole Thompson
The podcast featuring real conversations with conscious objectors to the status quo. I'm your host, Nicole (She\Her). I am a sex coach and queer doctoral student in clinical psychology studying sex, relationships, and non-monogamy. Join me as I feature the honest stories of those who are unashamed in their pursuit of authenticity. Each person on the show will choose the next guest to reflect a de-centered and ever-evolving definition of what it means to be a conscious objector.

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69. Guided Masturbation Meditation #2: Solo-Date Night
On today's episode, Nicole leads us on a guided masturbation meditation for people with vulvas to slow down and connect with pleasure. Set aside some intentional time to dive into sensation and deepen your embodiment practice through this act of self-love and self-care! Let's dive in together.. If you enjoyed today's podcast, then please subscribe, leave a review, or share this podcast with a friend! And if you want to connect deeper with the Modern Anarchy Family, then join the movement by becoming a part of the conscious objectors patreon. Your support is what powers this work and the larger societal change we are creating! Let's continue to challenge our assumptions and grow together. Join the community here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=54121384 50% of all patreon pledges will be used to support the National Network of Abortion Funds: https://abortionfunds.org/ Modern Anarchy Community: Instagram Facebook Patreon Resources to Explore More: Wearing Socks During Sex Makes You More Likely To Have A Satisfying Orgasm Why sex therapists swear by sensate focus: The mindful touching technique that enhances your sex life Philips Hue White and Color Ambiance Porn: Bellesa Lube: Water Based Lube: Coconut Oil Pom FLEXIBLE VIBRATOR Satisfyer Pro 2 Air-Pulse Clitoris Stimulator Satisfyer Mono Flex Rabbit Vibrator Magic Wand Massager
49:54
August 10, 2022
68. Independent Sexuality for Women: Relationship Therapy, Navigating Jealousy, and a Look Into the Life of Non-Monogamy
On today's episode, we have Arushi join us for a conversation all about navigating the patriarchal construction of monogamy to challenge the status quo. Together we talk about differing from your family value systems, the history of monogamy for women, and navigating non-monogamous relationships.  If you enjoyed today's podcast, then please subscribe, leave a review, or share this podcast with a friend! And if you want to connect deeper with the Modern Anarchy Family, then join the movement by becoming a part of the conscious objectors patreon. Your support is what powers this work and the larger societal change we are creating! Let's continue to challenge our assumptions and grow together. Join the community here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=54121384  50% of all patreon pledges will be used to support the National Network of Abortion Funds: https://abortionfunds.org/ Modern Anarchy Community: Instagram Facebook Patreon Resources to Learn More:  The Pleasure Project Bronfenbrenner's Ecological Systems: 5 Forces Impacting Our Lives Marriage, a History: How Love Conquered Marriage Are Women Neurologically Less Suited for Monogamy than Men? Human sexual desire: Is monogamy natural? Monogamous Marriage throughout History: A Female Perspective Women as Legal Property Not Your Mother's Playground What is a schema? Cognitive Developmental Psychology Come As You Are
56:14
August 03, 2022
67. PORN, PORN, PORN: Masturbation, BDSM, and Safe Words
On today's episode, we have researcher and professor Alan Mckee join us for a conversation all about the effects of pornography after 50 years of academic research! Together we talk about the contradictory data about pornography use, informed consent, and life-long sexual learning. If you enjoyed today's podcast, then please subscribe, leave a review, or share this podcast with a friend! And if you feel like you have benefited from this podcast, then join the movement by becoming a part of the conscious objectors patreon. Your support is what powers this work and the larger societal change we are creating! Let's continue to challenge our assumptions and grow together. Join the community here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=54121384 50% of all patreon pledges will be used to support a mutual aid fund. For the month of July, the Modern Anarchy Patreon Family will be supporting the National Network of Abortion Funds: https://abortionfunds.org/ Modern Anarchy Community: Patreon Instagram Facebook Alan's Community: What Do We Know About the Effects of Pornography After Fifty Years of Academic Research? Resources to Learn More: Vibrator Nation The History of Sexuality, Vol. 1: An Introduction Positionality & Research: How our Identities Shape Inquiry Thinking Sex: Notes for a Radical Theory of the Politics of Sexuality Yes Means Yes!: Visions of Female Sexual Power and A World Without Rape Black Lace books Mills & Boon 30 Safe Words For When Things Get Spicy With Your SO Crash Pad Porn Sex School Make Love Not Porn
44:24
July 27, 2022
Teaser: Jealousy in a Threesome?
If you'd like to hear the full response to this letter and join the Modern Anarchy family, then check out our Patreon community here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=54121384 50% of all Patreon pledges will be used to support a mutual aid fund. Your support is what powers this work and the larger societal change we are fighting towards! Let's continue to challenge our assumptions and grow together. For the month of July, the Modern Anarchy Patreon Family will be supporting the National Network of Abortion Funds: https://abortionfunds.org/
04:48
July 20, 2022
66. I'm a Bionic Bitch: Stepping Into Yourself, Finding Community, and Flow States
On today's episode, we have writer and editor Dayna Troisi join us for a conversation all about celebrating ourselves unapologetically. Together we talk about finding your rhythm with the universe, how the personal is universal, and the gift of community. If you enjoyed today's podcast, then please subscribe, leave a review, or share this podcast with a friend! And if you feel like you have benefited from this podcast, then join the movement by becoming a part of the conscious objectors patreon. Your support is what powers this work and the larger societal change we are creating! Let's continue to challenge our assumptions and grow together. Join the community here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=54121384 50% of all patreon pledges will be used to support a mutual aid fund. For the month of July, the Modern Anarchy Patreon Family will be supporting the National Network of Abortion Funds: https://abortionfunds.org/ Modern Anarchy Community: Patreon Instagram Facebook Dayna's Community: Instagram Go Magazine Podcast Resources to Learn More:  Angel Giuffria Getting Slutty at Amp Camp Blacking Out In The Blue Dark How to enter ‘flow state’ on command Mitski - Your Best American Girl (Official Video)
45:11
July 20, 2022
65. Relationship Chemistry: Emotional Self-Awareness, Boundary Setting, and Healing Attachment
On today's episode, we have artist and yogi Emilee Kerper join us for a conversation all about the beautiful complexity that is relationships. Together we talk about healing from attachment trauma through sex work, why we stay in toxic relationships, and the importance of learning to set boundaries. If you enjoyed today's podcast, then please subscribe, leave a review, or share this podcast with a friend! And if you feel like you have benefited from this podcast, then join the movement by becoming a part of the conscious objectors patreon. Your support is what powers this work and the larger societal change we are creating! Let's continue to challenge our assumptions and grow together. Join the community here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=54121384 50% of all patreon pledges will be used to support a mutual aid fund. For the month of July, the Modern Anarchy Patreon Family will be supporting the National Network of Abortion Funds: https://abortionfunds.org/ Modern Anarchy Community: Patreon Instagram Facebook  Emilee's Community: Instagram Website Resources to Learn More: Single Mother Statistics Learning to Lay Down Boundaries 5 Crucial Qualities to Seek in a Partner How Therapy Works: The Role of Real Rapport 12 Keys To A Great Self-Relationship, Starting Now
01:18:22
July 13, 2022
64. Uncensored Sex Education: Sex Positive Clubs, BDSM, and Fruit Fetish
On today's episode, we have artist and founder of The Sex School, Anarella Martinez-Madrid, join us for a conversation all about living in the future of liberated sexuality. Together we talk about the sex education you didn't receive in school, qualities to look for in play partners, and navigating open relationships.  If you enjoyed today's podcast, then please subscribe, leave a review, or share this podcast with a friend! And if you feel like you have benefited from this podcast, then join the movement by becoming a part of the conscious objectors patreon. Your support is what powers this work and the larger societal change we are creating! Let's continue to challenge our assumptions and grow together. Join the community here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=54121384 50% of all patreon pledges will be used to support a mutual aid fund. For the month of July, the Modern Anarchy Patreon Family will be supporting the National Network of Abortion Funds: https://abortionfunds.org/ Modern Anarchy Community: Patreon Instagram Facebook Anarella's Community: Sex School Instagram Sex School Website Resources To Learn More: What makes sexual chemistry? 7 ways you may be slut-shaming yourself (and why you need to stop) The BDSM Kink Dictionary, Terminology & Vocabulary List Guide To Planning A BDSM Scene
57:14
July 06, 2022
63. What Does It Mean to Be Authentic? Co-Regulating, Existentialism, and Compersion
On today's episode, we have therapist Mei Zarnitsyna (she/her) join us for a conversation all about existential philosophy and finding authenticity. Together we talk about shifting between our rational mind and body wisdom, recognizing the scale of the universe, and the praxis of philosophy and psychology.  If you enjoyed today's podcast, then please subscribe, leave a review, or share this podcast with a friend! And if you feel like you have benefited from this podcast, then join the movement by becoming a part of the conscious objectors patreon. Your support is what powers this work and the larger societal change we are creating! Let's continue to challenge our assumptions and grow together. Join the community here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=54121384 50% of all patreon pledges will be used to support a mutual aid fund. For the month of June, the Modern Anarchy Patreon Family will be supporting the Texas Elementary School Shooting Victims Fund: https://www.gofundme.com/f/mtdrdc-texas-elementary-school-shooting-victims-fund Modern Anarchy Community: Patreon Instagram Facebook Mei's Links: Fundraiser: Free therapy for Ukrainian children and families Resources to Learn More: Jean-Paul Sartre and Existential Choice The Science of Analysis Paralysis Pavlov’s Classical Conditioning Body Wisdom as a Framework for Decision Making It Takes Two: The Role of Co-Regulation in Building Self-Regulation Skills What Do Mirror Neurons Really Do? What Is Compersion? The Polyamory Practice For Rethinking Jealousy The gentle power of highly sensitive people  Universe Size Comparison 2020 The Nap Ministry
53:37
June 29, 2022
62. Public Sex: Out of the Closets and Into the Streets
On today's episode, we have a conversation with smut writer and exhibitionist Gem Cut (they\them) all about the anarchy behind the queer deconstruction of eroticism and sexuality. Together we talk about reckoning with queer bodies, the personality type of an exhibitionist, and expanding our understanding of sex.  If you enjoyed today's podcast, then please subscribe, leave a review, or share this podcast with a friend! And if you feel like you have benefited from this podcast, then join the movement by becoming a part of the conscious objectors patreon. Your support is what powers this work and the larger societal change we are creating! Let's continue to challenge our assumptions and grow together. Join the community here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=54121384 50% of all patreon pledges will be used to support a mutual aid fund. For the month of June, the Modern Anarchy Patreon Family will be supporting the Texas Elementary School Shooting Victims Fund: https://www.gofundme.com/f/mtdrdc-texas-elementary-school-shooting-victims-fund Modern Anarchy Community: Patreon Instagram Facebook Gem's Community: Instagram Website Resources to Learn More:  Samuel Delany Dean Spade We Both Laughed In Pleasure: The Selected Diaries of Lou Sullivan Cruising Utopia Make The Golf Course A Public Sex Forest! AORTA Films Four Chambers
01:16:14
June 22, 2022
Teaser: Can I Even Call Myself Gay?
If you'd like to hear the full response to this letter and join the Modern Anarchy family, then check out our Patreon here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=54121384 50% of all Patreon pledges will be used to support a mutual aid fund. Your support is what powers this work and the larger societal change we are fighting towards! Let's continue to challenge our assumptions and grow together. For the month of June, the Modern Anarchy Patreon Family will be supporting the Texas Elementary School Shooting Victims Fund: https://www.gofundme.com/f/mtdrdc-texas-elementary-school-shooting-victims-
03:53
June 15, 2022
61. Wrestling with Questions Around Identity: Sexuality, Gender, and Careers
On today's episode, we have therapist Betsey Zemke (She\They) join us for a conversation about navigating the flux of change. Together we talk about trauma recovery with the pandemic, bird calling your community, and finding contentment within an abundance of choice. If you enjoyed today's podcast, then please subscribe, leave a review, or share this podcast with a friend! And if you feel like you have benefited from this podcast, then join the movement by becoming a part of the conscious objectors patreon. Your support is what powers this work and the larger societal change we are creating! Let's continue to challenge our assumptions and grow together. Join the community here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=54121384 50% of all patreon pledges will be used to support a mutual aid fund. For the month of June, the Modern Anarchy Patreon Family will be supporting the Texas Elementary School Shooting Victims Fund: https://www.gofundme.com/f/mtdrdc-texas-elementary-school-shooting-victims-fund Modern Anarchy Community: Patreon Instagram Facebook Resources to Learn More: The paradox of choice
01:00:39
June 15, 2022
60. Exploring the Unconscious: Synchronicity, Dreams, and Psychedelic Psychotherapy
On today's episode, we have doctoral candidate and marriage & family therapist, Manny Dominguez, who is studying drug assisted psychotherapy. Together we talk about spontaneous mystical experiences, our shadow selves, and learning to decode your personal symbolic language. If you enjoyed today's podcast, then please subscribe, leave a review, or share this podcast with a friend! And if you feel like you have benefited from this podcast, then join the movement by becoming a part of the conscious objectors patreon. Your support is what powers this work and the larger societal change we are creating! Let's continue to challenge our assumptions and grow together. Join the community here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=54121384 50% of all patreon pledges will be used to support a mutual aid fund. For the month of June, the Modern Anarchy Patreon Family will be supporting the Texas Elementary School Shooting Victims Fund: https://www.gofundme.com/f/mtdrdc-texas-elementary-school-shooting-victims-fund Modern Anarchy Community: Patreon Instagram Facebook Manny's Community: Instagram Resources to Learn More: What is Epigenetics? Numinous Encounters The Dark Night of the Soul (Losing Who We Thought We Were) The Spirit Molecule What Are the Jungian Archetypes? Synchronicity FANTASTIC FUNGI Hippocampal Neurogenesis: Effects of Psychedelic Drugs Adults who microdose psychedelics report health related motivations and lower levels of anxiety and depression compared to non-microdosers This Is How Psychedelics Hack the Brain, According to Scientists
01:07:38
June 08, 2022
59. Filleting Your Spinal Cord While Pregnant: The Intersection of Disability and Sexuality
On today's episode, we have disability activist Robin Wilson Beattie join us for a conversation about navigating being a mom and becoming disabled. Together we talk about internet dating pioneers, wusbands, and defying no.  If you enjoyed today's podcast, then please subscribe, leave a review, or share this podcast with a friend! And if you feel like you have benefited from this podcast, then join the movement by becoming a part of the conscious objectors patreon. Your support is what powers this work and the larger societal change we are creating! Let's continue to challenge our assumptions and grow together. Join the community here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=54121384 50% of all patreon pledges will be used to support a mutual aid fund. For the month of June, the Modern Anarchy Patreon Family will be supporting the Texas Elementary School Shooting Victims Fund: https://www.gofundme.com/f/mtdrdc-texas-elementary-school-shooting-victims-fund Modern Anarchy Community: Patreon Instagram Facebook Robin's Community: Website Resources to Learn More: Bes - ancient Egyptian dwarf god Millions of disabled Americans could lose federal benefits if they get married Spinal arteriovenous malformation (AVM) Preeclampsia Thrush What Is White Privilege, Really?
01:00:30
June 01, 2022
58. I'm Definitely Gay: Unholy Sex, Disciplinary Action, and Painting the Mormon Church
Activation Warning: Spiritual Abuse and LGBTQIA+ Oppression On today's episode, we are joined by the polyamorous and kinky non-binary/trans therapist Clark Hazel (They\Them), who shares their vulnerable story of resilience. Together we talk about never getting the lesbian sex talk, the paradoxical logic of the patriarchy, and processing through shame.  If you enjoyed today's podcast, then please subscribe, leave a review, or share this podcast with a friend! And if you feel like you have benefited from this podcast, then join the movement by becoming a part of the conscious objectors patreon. Your support is what powers this work and the larger societal change we are creating! Let's continue to challenge our assumptions and grow together. Join the community here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=54121384 50% of all patreon pledges will be used to support a mutual aid fund. For the month of May, the Modern Anarchy Patreon Family will be supporting The National Network of Abortion Funds (https://abortionfunds.org/) Modern Anarchy Community: Patreon Instagram Facebook Clark's Community: Instagram Resources to Learn More: The Singles Ward Wild and Sublime Cassie Porter Spiritual Abuse Resources Leaving the Fold: A Guide for Former Fundamentalists and Others Leaving Their Religion Ex-Mormon Sub-reddit 
01:25:02
May 25, 2022
Teaser: How Do I Orgasm?
If you'd like to hear the full response to this letter and join the Modern Anarchy family, then check out our Patreon here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=54121384 50% of all Patreon pledges will be used to support a mutual aid fund. Your support is what powers this work and the larger societal change we are fighting towards! Let's continue to challenge our assumptions and grow together. For the month of May, the Modern Anarchy Patreon Family will be supporting The National Network of Abortion Funds (https://abortionfunds.org/)
04:47
May 18, 2022
57. Healing from Emotionally Immature Parents
Activation Warning: Sexual Abuse On today's episode, we have Ebony Holloway join us for a raw and vulnerable conversation about healing and dealing. Together we talk about emotional integrity,  internal vs external processing, and embracing growth even when it hurts. If you enjoyed today's podcast, then please subscribe, leave a review, or share this podcast with a friend! And if you feel like you have benefited from this podcast, then join the movement by becoming a part of the conscious objectors patreon. Your support is what powers this work and the larger societal change we are fighting towards! Let's continue to challenge our assumptions and grow together. Join the community here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=54121384 50% of all patreon pledges will be used to support a mutual aid fund. For the month of May, the Modern Anarchy Patreon Family will be supporting The National Network of Abortion Funds (https://abortionfunds.org/) Modern Anarchy Community: Patreon Instagram Facebook Ebony's Community: everybodytothetable Instagram honeyhomeandliving Instagram muze_ish Instagram Resources to Learn More: Adult Children of Emotionally Immature Parents Thich Nhat Hanh Does your body really replace itself every seven years? The Water in You: Water and the Human Body The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma Long Term Physical Health Consequences of Adverse Childhood Experiences
01:07:19
May 18, 2022
56. Building a Relationship Contract: Queer Theory, Kinky Monogamy, and the Relationship Escalator
On today's episode, we have sex and relationship therapist Tom Doctor (He\Them) join us for a conversation all about approaching our relationships with curiosity. Together we talk about the healing  nature of community, questioning the "shoulds," and turning our relationship contracts into google docs. If you enjoyed today's podcast, then please subscribe, leave a review, or share this podcast with a friend! And if you feel like you have benefited from this podcast, then join the movement by becoming a part of the conscious objectors patreon. Your support is what powers this work and the larger societal change we are fighting towards! Let's continue to challenge our assumptions and grow together. Join the community here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=54121384 50% of all patreon pledges will be used to support a mutual aid fund. For the month of May, the Modern Anarchy Patreon Family will be supporting The National Network of Abortion Funds (https://abortionfunds.org/) Modern Anarchy Community: Instagram Facebook Patreon Resources to Learn More:  Introduction: Antinormativity’s Queer Conventions What is the Relationship Escalator? Timing Is Everything When It Comes To Marriage Counseling Why Every Couple Needs a Relationship Contract From housework to sex, here's how relationship contracts can help couples
44:10
May 11, 2022
55. Tuning Into My Embodied Self: Demi-Sexuality, Polyamory, and Somatic Experiencing
On today's episode, we are joined by somatic experiencing therapist, Meggie Twible, for a conversation all about slowing down to land in the present. Together we talk about the language of sensation, orienting to pleasure, and working through our fears about polyamory.  If you enjoyed today's podcast, then please subscribe, leave a review, or share this podcast with a friend! And if you feel like you have benefited from this podcast, then join the movement by becoming a part of the conscious objectors patreon. Your support is what powers this work and the larger societal change we are fighting towards! Let's continue to challenge our assumptions and grow together. Join the community here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=54121384 50% of all patreon pledges will be used to support a mutual aid fund. For the month of May, the Modern Anarchy Patreon Family will be supporting The National Network of Abortion Funds (https://abortionfunds.org/) Modern Anarchy Community: Instagram Facebook Patreon Resources to Learn More: Autonomic Nervous System The bowel and beyond: the enteric nervous system in neurological disorders How to Use All 5 Senses to Beat Stress Mindful Eating: The Art of Presence While You Eat Cultural differences in emotion: differences in emotional arousal level between the East and the West The Myth Of Multitasking Confirmation Bias in 5 Minutes Polysecure: Attachment, Trauma and Consensual Nonmonogamy Introduction to Carl Jung - The Psyche, Archetypes and the Collective Unconscious Bronfenbrenner's Ecological Systems: 5 Forces Impacting Our Lives
01:41:39
May 04, 2022
54. Understanding Romantic and Sexual Attraction: Asexuality, Libido, and Abundant Love
On today's episode, we have sex educator Aubri Lancaster join us for a conversation all about discovering her Asexual identity. Together we talk about the spectrum of attraction, polyamicable quadracules, and questioning the hierarchy of the nuclear family.  If you enjoyed today's podcast, then please subscribe, leave a review, or share this podcast with a friend! And if you feel like you have benefited from this podcast, then join the movement by becoming a part of the conscious objectors patreon. Your support is what powers this work and the larger societal change we are fighting towards! Let's continue to challenge our assumptions and grow together. Join the community here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=54121384 50% of all patreon pledges will be used to support a mutual aid fund. For the month of April, we will be supporting Insight, a Ukrainian LGBTQ+ and feminist non-profit that is helping people in Ukraine with covering basic needs in protection, safety and health during the war. To learn more about Insight, check out https://www.insight-ukraine.org/en/ Modern Anarchy Community: Instagram Facebook Patreon Aubri's Community: Website Resources to Learn More: AASECT Testosterone Therapy Can Restore Women’s Libido—but Questions Remain Bad Girls Multigenerational Living Creates Warmth and Companionship What is the Relationship Escalator? Marriage, a History: HOW LOVE CONQUERED MARRIAGE Love and Limerence: The Experience of Being in Love Come as You Are: The Surprising New Science that Will Transform Your Sex Life Living as a Sex-Favourable Asexual THE ACE AND ARO ADVOCACY PROJECT
01:01:56
April 27, 2022
Teaser: How Do I Open Up My Relationship?
If you'd like to hear the full response to this letter and join the Modern Anarchy family, then check out our Patreon! Join the community here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=54121384  50% of all Patreon pledges will be used to support a mutual aid fund. Your support is what powers this work and the larger societal change we are fighting towards! Let's continue to challenge our assumptions and grow together.  For the month of April, we will be supporting Insight, a Ukrainian LGBTQ+ and feminist non-profit that is helping people in Ukraine with covering basic needs in protection, safety and health during the war. To learn more about Insight, check out https://www.insight-ukraine.org/en/
04:06
April 20, 2022
53. True Crime: Holding Onto What He Could Be vs. What He Was
Activation Warning: Stalking, Self-Harm, and Domestic Violence On today's episode, Jamie Baier shares her story behind starting the podcast I Am Not Mentally Ill, But.  Together we talk about being a bitch about our boundaries, the hindsight of 20/20, and remembering that we are always doing our best with the skills and resources we have at the time.  If you enjoyed today's podcast, then please subscribe, leave a review, or share this podcast with a friend! And if you feel like you have benefited from this podcast, then join the movement by becoming a part of the conscious objectors patreon. Your support is what powers this work and the larger societal change we are fighting towards! Let's continue to challenge our assumptions and grow together. Join the community here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=54121384 50% of all patreon pledges will be used to support a mutual aid fund. For the month of April, we will be supporting Insight, a Ukrainian LGBTQ+ and feminist non-profit that is helping people in Ukraine with covering basic needs in protection, safety and health during the war. To learn more about Insight, check out https://www.insight-ukraine.org/en/ Modern Anarchy Community: Instagram Facebook Patreon Jamie's Community: Podcast Instagram Resources to Learn More: Supporting a Friend or Family Member with Mental Health Problems The Body Keeps the Score: Memory and the Evolving Psychobiology of Posttraumatic Stress How to support a friend or family member who’s struggling with their mental health How to Release ‘Emotional Baggage’ and the Tension That Goes with It How to cope when a loved one has a serious mental illness
01:16:23
April 20, 2022
52. Year One Reflection with Your Host
On today's episode, we are celebrating the one year anniversary of the podcast with a special reflection episode! Settle in with Fat Cat and myself as we reflect on the last year of growth, embarrassment, and bravery. I cannot express enough of my deepest gratitude for each and everyone of you listeners. Sending so much love your way. Talk soon
33:53
April 13, 2022
51. Being Transgender is My Super Power
On today's episode we have activist Corey Rae (she\her) join us for a conversation about what she has done with the cards she has been dealt to change the lives of others. Together we talk about the oppression and marginalization of the transgender community,  the importance of finding our truth and living it out loud, and waking up to our responsibility of advocating for a brighter future.  If you enjoyed today's podcast, then please subscribe, leave a review, or share this podcast with a friend! And if you feel like you have benefited from this podcast, then join the movement by becoming a part of the conscious objectors patreon. Your support is what powers this work and the larger societal change we are fighting towards! Let's continue to challenge our assumptions and grow together. Join the community here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=54121384 50% of all patreon pledges will be used to support a mutual aid fund. For the month of April, we will be supporting Insight, a Ukrainian LGBTQ+ and feminist non-profit that is helping people in Ukraine with covering basic needs in protection, safety and health during the war. To learn more about Insight, check out https://www.insight-ukraine.org/en/ Modern Anarchy Community: Instagram Facebook Patreon Corey Rae's Community: Website Instagram Resources to Learn More: Gender Identity Disparities in Criminal Victimization 2021 is now the deadliest year on record for transgender people ‘Terrible Time For Trans Youth:’ New Survey Spotlights Suicide Attempts — And Hope Transgender Day of Remembrance  Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains Why The Sky Is Blue PASSING Transgender people have always existed Seven Things About Transgender People That You Didn't Know
56:12
April 06, 2022
50. I'm a Polyamorous Person in a Monogamous Relationship: Black Holes, Relationship Anarchy, and Queer Deconstruction
On today's episode, we have LGBTQIA+ activist, Aurora Higgs (she\they), my ideological twin! Together we talk about escaping the monogamous or polyamorous dichotomy, how men are also victims of the patriarchy, and the humanitarian implications of quantum mechanics. If you enjoyed today's podcast, then please subscribe, leave a review, or share this podcast with a friend! And if you feel like you have benefited from this podcast, then join the movement by becoming a part of the conscious objectors patreon. Your support is what powers this work and the larger societal change we are fighting towards! Let's continue to challenge our assumptions and grow together. Join the community here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=54121384 Modern Anarchy Community: Instagram Facebook Patreon Aurora's Community: Website Instagram Resources to Learn More: Conscious Monogamy What is the Second Law of Thermodynamics? Astrophysicist Explains Gravity in 5 Levels of Difficulty | WIRED What Is Quantum Cognition, and How Is It Applied to Psychology? White holes: What we know about black holes' neglected twins Scientists Have Found A Way To Make Warp Drives A Reality Where Is The Center of The Universe? Do the Past and Future Exist?
01:20:44
March 30, 2022
49. The Creative Expression of Pornography
On today's episode we have performer, model, and director Lina Bembe join us for a conversation about our responsibility as ethical consumers to listen to the voices of porn performers. Together we talk about performative sex, stigma around sex work, and the politics of sexuality.  If you enjoyed today's podcast, then please subscribe, leave a review, or share this podcast with a friend! And if you feel like you have benefited from this podcast, then join the movement by becoming a part of the conscious objectors patreon. Your support is what powers this work and the larger societal change we are fighting towards! Let's continue to challenge our assumptions and grow together. Join the community here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=54121384 Modern Anarchy Community: Instagram Facebook Patreon Lina's Community: Instagram Link Tree Resources to Learn More: Ethical porn — does it exist and who makes it? Keeping Porn Stars Healthy: A Look Behind The Scenes Of America's X-Rated Industry 'Start low, and go slow': how to talk to your partner about sex Sexual Communication: The Bedrock to Make Your Bed Rock Instagram Wants to Ban Sex 'Such a Backwards Step': Instagram Is Now Censoring Sex Education Accounts THE EARN IT ACT A bill taking aim at online child pornography comes with dangerous tradeoffs
52:16
March 23, 2022
48. That's Not the End of the Story: Spicy Childhoods and Talking about Sex
On today's episode, we are joined by the therapist Jason Best, who enjoys working with LGBTQIAA individuals, poly people, nerds, kinksters, gamers, and trauma survivors. Together we talk about spicy childhoods, the superpowers of trauma, and discussing sex in therapy.  If you enjoyed today's podcast, then please subscribe, leave a review, or share this podcast with a friend! And if you feel like you have benefited from this podcast, then join the movement by becoming a part of the conscious objectors patreon. Your support is what powers this work and the larger societal change we are fighting towards! Let's continue to challenge our assumptions and grow together. Join the community here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=54121384 Modern Anarchy Community: Instagram Facebook Patreon Jason's Community: Instagram Website Resources to Learn More: Man's Search for Meaning Growth After Trauma 12 Sex Problems Most Often Discussed in Psychotherapy Should We See a Sex Therapist?
01:04:06
March 16, 2022
47. The Mythology of A-Sexuality: I never had a crush!
On today's episode, Destinie joins us for a conversation all about how asexuality redefines our understanding of human development and what sexuality really means. Together we talk about the independence of the virgin goddesses, the taboo of intimacy, and being proudly ace! If you enjoyed today's podcast, then please subscribe, leave a review, or share this podcast with a friend! And if you feel like you have benefited from this podcast, then join the movement by becoming a part of the conscious objectors patreon. Your support is what powers this work and the larger societal change we are fighting towards! Let's continue to challenge our assumptions and grow together. Join the community here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=54121384 Modern Anarchy Community: Instagram Facebook Patreon Destinie's Community: Instagram Resources to Learn More: Finding Asexuality in the Archives Asexuals, the group that Kinsey forgot Asexuality: “That doesn’t mean there is something wrong” The Sad State of Sexual Health Education in Physician Training Was Marilyn Monroe Asexual? What Does It Mean to Be Allosexual? Ace Tropes: Cake References
01:09:24
March 09, 2022
46. The Eroticism of a Shared Vision
On today's episode, Dr. Matthew Gamble shares his journey from serving as a pastor  to discovering a new found freedom in our sovereignty through expansiveness and curiosity. Together we talk about the need for community in plant medicine, the importance of both trust and respect to sustain love, and the power of the narratives we tell ourselves. If you enjoyed today's podcast, then please subscribe, leave a review, or share this podcast with a friend! And if you feel like you have benefited from this podcast, then join the movement by becoming a part of the conscious objectors patreon. Your support is what powers this work and the larger societal change we are fighting towards! Let's continue to challenge our assumptions and grow together. Join the community here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=54121384 Modern Anarchy Community: Instagram Facebook Patreon Matthew's Community: Living Wisdom Resources to Learn More: What is a Mala? Camino de Santiago 5 Love Languages TEDxMidAtlantic - Dr. Roland Griffiths The Psychedelic Gospels Study provides evidence that DMT is produced naturally from neurons in the mammalian brain Falling Upward: A Spirituality for the Two Halves of Life
01:18:23
March 02, 2022
45. Are You Willing to Sip Your Own Medicine?
Activation Warning: Mention of Suicide On today's episode, we have founder of the Mother Tree Foundation, natalie, join us for a raw conversation all about the difficult work that is self-love. Together we talk about moving our way out of depression, our relationship with ourselves, and the multiple u-turns of growth.  If you enjoyed today's podcast, then please subscribe, leave a review, or share this podcast with a friend! And if you feel like you have benefited from this podcast, then join the movement by becoming a part of the conscious objectors patreon. Your support is what powers this work and the larger societal change we are fighting towards! Let's continue to challenge our assumptions and grow together. Join the community here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=54121384 Modern Anarchy Community: Instagram Facebook Patreon Natalie's Community: Instagram The Mother Tree Foundation Resources to Learn More: Cold Exposure, Breathwork, and the Wim Hof Method Former Miss USA Cheslie Kryst Dies at 30 The Science of Stress The Body Keeps the Score The “online brain”: how the Internet may be changing our cognition Cultural differences in emotion: differences in emotional arousal level between the East and the West Morning Pages The Basics of the Conscious Discipline Brain State Model Why Survival Mode Isn't the Best Way to Live
01:02:36
February 23, 2022
44. How Men Cry
Activation Warning: Mention of Suicidal Ideation On today's episode we have artist and podcaster Dxtr Spits join us for a conversation all about the power of vulnerability. Together we talk about the social conditioning of men, working through trauma, and our fears about monogamous marriages.  If you enjoyed today's podcast, then please subscribe, leave a review, or share this podcast with a friend! And if you feel like you have benefited from this podcast, then join the movement by becoming a part of the conscious objectors patreon. Your support is what powers this work and the larger societal change we are fighting towards! Let's continue to challenge our assumptions and grow together. Join the community here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=54121384 Modern Anarchy Community: Instagram Facebook Patreon Dxtr's Community: Dxtr Spits How Men Cry Resources to Learn More: Understanding Suicide Among Men Boys won’t be boys. Boys will be what we teach them to be. The male identity crisis The Challenges of Anxious-Avoidant Relationships Dating When You've Had a Bad Childhood
01:06:20
February 16, 2022
43. Shit Pearls
On today's episode, we have a conversation with the founder of Living Wisdom Church, Amanda, all about reclaiming your sacred sovereignty. Together we talk about harmful religious experiences, recreating the meaning of church, and tuning into your own wisdom. If you enjoyed today's podcast, then please subscribe, leave a review, or share this podcast with a friend! And, join the movement by becoming a part of the conscious objectors patreon. Your support is what powers this work and the larger societal change we are fighting towards! Let's continue to challenge our assumptions and grow together. Join the community here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=54121384 Modern Anarchy Community: Instagram Facebook Patreon Amanda's Community: Living Wisdom Church Resources to Learn More: Divine Feminine Archetypes A Universe of 10 Dimensions Visualizing Eleven Dimensions Carl Jung - What are Archetypes? Imaginal Cells 
54:24
February 09, 2022
42. Public Art with a Cause
On today's episode we have the epidemiologist and activist, Jason Avery, join us for a conversation all about his life as a classic over achiever. Together we talk about the importance of continually learning, the need for protection of our artists, and working with the neighborhood to grow towards inclusiveness.  If you enjoyed today's podcast, then please subscribe, leave a review, or share this podcast with a friend! And, join the movement by becoming a part of the conscious objectors patreon. Your support is what powers this work and the larger societal change we are fighting towards! Let's continue to challenge our assumptions and grow together. Join the community here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=54121384 Modern Anarchy Community: Instagram Facebook Patreon Jason's Community: Instagram Resources to Learn More:  Gen X  Woodlawn Jimmy Carter Betty White Equity Magic City Mural Fest Alabama Sunsets Man's Search for Meaning Paul Mooney  Birmingham Church Bombing
01:19:17
February 02, 2022
41. I'm Too Jealous for Non-Monogamy
On today's episode, we have polyamorous research psychologist Dr. Joli Hamilton join us for a conversation on jealousy within non-monogamy and creating the relationships you desire. Together we talk about creative vs. boiler-plate monogamy, relationship agreements, and letting our partners be multiple.  If you enjoyed today's podcast, then please subscribe, leave a review, or share this podcast with a friend! And, join the movement by becoming a part of the conscious objectors patreon. Your support is what powers this work and the larger societal change we are fighting towards! Let's continue to challenge our assumptions and grow together. Join the community here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=54121384 Modern Anarchy Community: Instagram Facebook Patreon Dr. Joli's Community: Instagram Website Podcast Resources to Learn More: Esther Perel: The Secret to Desire in a Long-Term Relationship Myers-Briggs Type Indicator The Importance of the Relationship in Therapy Angela Chen's ACE: What Asexuality Reveals about Desire, Society, and the Meaning of Sex 10 Myths About Monogamy To Leave Behind
01:21:42
January 26, 2022
40. The Paradox of Our Identities
On today's episode, we have R&B singer and song writer Jordanna join us for a conversation about the fluidity of our identity. Together we talk about analysis paralysis, shifting our negative internal dialogue, and how the internet has shaped our desires for romantic relationships.  If you enjoyed today's podcast, then please subscribe, leave a review, or share this podcast with a friend! And, join the movement by becoming a part of the conscious objectors patreon. Your support is what powers this work and the larger societal change we are fighting towards! Let's continue to challenge our assumptions and grow together. Join the community here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=54121384 Modern Anarchy Community: Instagram Facebook Patreon Resources to Learn More: Grateful Dead - Long Strange Trip Appalachian Trail Miss Americana Inside  Michael Pollan Explains Caffeine Cravings (And Why You Don't Have To Quit) Drug Use for Grown-Ups The Dark Side of Hustle Culture | Henry David Thoreau Walden Black Holes | The Edge of All We Know
01:30:33
January 19, 2022
39. You're Your Own Superhero
On today's episode, we have painter and muralist Nico Cathcart joins us for a conversation about advocating for yourself and living with a disability in the artistic world. Together we talk about recognizing what's within our control, the importance of anchors, and the inequities of the public art world. If you enjoyed today's podcast, then please subscribe, leave a review, or share this podcast with a friend! And, join the movement by becoming a part of the conscious objectors patreon. Your support is what powers this work and the larger societal change we are fighting towards! Let's continue to challenge our assumptions and grow together. Join the community here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=54121384 Modern Anarchy Community: Instagram Facebook Patreon Episode Transcript Send Request to Anchor to Add Transcription Feature for Equal Access to Podcasts Nico Cathcart's Community: Website Instagram Resources to Learn More: Art Basel Few and Far Women The Spoon Theory This is Water by David
47:07
January 12, 2022
38. Be Ready to Be Confused
On today's episode, we have the multi-awarded LGBTQ+ advocate, genderfluid editorial and runway model, and published author Desmond Napoles (They\Them or He\Him). Together we talk about Desmond's journey into authentic expression, the future of the LGBTQ+ community, and the importance of embracing others with curiosity rather than assumptions.  If you enjoyed today's podcast, then please subscribe, leave a review, or share this podcast with a friend! And, join the movement by becoming a part of the conscious objectors patreon. Your support is what powers this work and the larger societal change we are fighting towards! Let's continue to challenge our assumptions and grow together. Join the community here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=54121384 Modern Anarchy Community: Instagram Facebook Patreon Desmond Is Amazing's Community: Website Instagram Intro/Outro Song: Wild Wild Woman, Your Smith
25:15
January 05, 2022
37. Two Bad Bitches on Boundaries and Break Ups: Part 2
On today's episode, we have part 2 of my conversation with artist Nexus J, Together we talk about existential dread, aligning our futures with our values, demisexuality, solo sex, and how diversity impact's the lived experience of a society! If you enjoyed today's podcast, then please subscribe, leave a review, or share this podcast with a friend! And, join the movement by becoming a part of the conscious objectors patreon. Your support is what powers this work and the larger societal change we are fighting towards! Let's continue to challenge our assumptions and grow together. Join the community here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=54121384 Modern Anarchy Community: Instagram Facebook Patreon Nexus J's Community: Instagram Bandcamp Resources To Learn More:  Do All Asexuals Think the Same? | Spectrum When Whites Flock Together: The Social Psychology of White Habitus
01:17:27
December 22, 2021
36. Two Bad Bitches on Boundaries and Break Ups: Part 1
On today's episode, we have artist Nexus J join us for a raw conversation about the difficulty of relationships. Together we talk about finding a sense of self apart from your relationships, the importance of staying curious, and the faulty binary conditioning of our questions.  If you enjoyed today's podcast, then please subscribe, leave a review, or share this podcast with a friend! And, join the movement by becoming a part of the conscious objectors patreon. Your support is what powers this work and the larger societal change we are fighting towards! Let's continue to challenge our assumptions and grow together. Join the community here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=54121384 Modern Anarchy Community: Instagram Facebook Patreon Nexus J's Community: Instagram Bandcamp
01:13:02
December 15, 2021
35. The Struggle of Living
On today's episode, we have a conversation with activist Vitoria about learning to be comfortable with change and grounding actions in your beliefs. Together we talk about the importance of community, connecting to the present moment, and remembering that no day is ever guaranteed.  If you enjoyed today's podcast, then please subscribe, leave a review, or share this podcast with a friend! And, join the movement by becoming a part of the conscious objectors patreon. Your support is what powers this work and the larger societal change we are fighting towards! Let's continue to challenge our assumptions and grow together. Join the community here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=54121384 Modern Anarchy Community: Instagram Facebook Patreon Victoria's Community: True Social Equity in Cannabis Social Equity Empowerment Network Victoria's Instagram
01:00:48
December 08, 2021
34. What Does it Mean to Manifest?
On today's episode we have yogi and soul coach Anna join us for a conversation about the power of the universe. If you are into the whoowoo then this episodes is for you, baby. And if you are not, but still feel like you struggling with wanting to always control everything, then this episode is also for you.  If you enjoyed today's podcast, then please subscribe, leave a review, or share this podcast with a friend! And, join the movement by becoming a part of the conscious objectors patreon. Your support is what powers this work and the larger societal change we are fighting towards! Let's continue to challenge our assumptions and grow together. Join the community here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=54121384 Modern Anarchy Community: Instagram Facebook Patreon Anna's Community: Instagram Resources To Learn More: 5 ways to align yourself with the universe How to Overcome Your Own Self-Limiting Beliefs People Talk About Leaving Their Soul-Crushing Rat Race Jobs As The Pandemic Recedes, Millions Of Workers Are Saying 'I Quit' 10 Tips to Discover Your Personal Dharma 8 Ways to Start Healing Your Inner Child Transmutation of Energy Abraham Hicks Emotional Guidance Scale and How to Use it
01:01:48
December 01, 2021
33. Pussy Glitter is Contagious
On today's episode, we have sex coach Tazima Paris join us for a conversation on the question, what is sex? Together we talk about monogamousish relationships, being femme of center, and the difficulty of judgement. If you enjoyed today's podcast, then please subscribe, leave a review, or share this podcast with a friend! And, join the movement by becoming a part of the conscious objectors patreon. Your support is what powers this work and the larger societal change we are fighting towards! Let's continue to challenge our assumptions and grow together. Join the community here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=54121384 Modern Anarchy Community: Instagram Facebook Patreon Tazima's Community: Instagram Website Resources Sex at Dawn Relationship Satisfaction of Polyamorous Partnerships Why We Complain in Relationships and How to Stop Sex, Time, and Power 5 Scientific Reasons You Should Choose Your Friends Carefully Breakups can impact you in more ways than you think. Here's the science behind why they hurt so much. Develop Authenticity: 20 Ways to Be a More Authentic Person 5 Ways Your Brain Influences Your Emotions The female price of male pleasure
01:24:01
November 24, 2021
32. Coming Out to Your Conservative Family: Are You a Gay Villian?
TW: Mention of Suicidal Ideation On today's episode, we have artist and graphic designer Jordan Parvex join us for a conversation about coming out to conservative family and claiming your queer identity. Together we talk about how our parental relationships shape our desires for attachment, the "othering" of queer identities, and the expectation to be the model minority.  If you enjoyed today's podcast, then please subscribe, leave a review, or share this podcast with a friend! And, join the movement by becoming a part of the conscious objectors patreon. Your support is what powers this work and the larger societal change we are fighting towards! Let's continue to challenge our assumptions and grow together. Join the community here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=54121384 Modern Anarchy Community: Instagram Facebook Patreon Jordan's Community: Instagram Warm Bros Resources to Learn More Hello Mister Magazine  At What Age Did You Know You Were Gay? What happens when a gay person grows up in an anti-gay home Why We Pick Difficult Partners Acknowledging Our Parents Are Human Support for gay marriage reaches all-time high, survey finds What Is Tokenism, and How Does It Affect a Person's Health? Here's What Experts Say What does intersex mean? How The AIDS Crisis Changed The LGBT Movement Presence vs. representation: Report breaks down LGBTQ visibility on TV Why This Charming Gay Fairytale Has Been Lost For 200 Years
01:10:53
November 17, 2021
31. Life is Too Short to Do One Thing
On today's episode we have Keith Ramsey who shares his story about how the universe pushed him into becoming a full time artist. Together we talk about burnout, becoming your own boss, and what it means to be an artist.  If you enjoyed today's podcast, then please subscribe, leave a review, or share this podcast with a friend! And, join the movement by becoming a part of the conscious objectors patreon. Your support is what powers this work and the larger societal change we are fighting towards! Let's continue to challenge our assumptions and grow together. Join the community here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=54121384 Modern Anarchy Community: Instagram Facebook Patreon Ramsey's Community Website Instagram Resources to Learn More: Five Signs It's Time To Be Your Own Boss The Tell Tale Signs of Burnout ... Do You Have Them? Burnout Recovery: 11 Strategies to Help You Reset What "Trusting the Universe" Really Means 7 daily habits that can unlock your creativity, according to science The Secret to Finding Your Passion (Hint: It's Not What You Think) Advice from Artists on How to Overcome Creative Block, Handle Criticism, and Nurture Your Sense of Self-Worth
56:27
November 10, 2021
30. Advocating for Yourself in the Medical System
On today's episode we have sex educator Ren Grabert join us for a conversation about their journey navigating the the complexities of the medical system with a chronic condition. Together we talk about the importance of establishing boundaries, the vulnerability of being surrounded by dildos, and how to communicate your needs.  If you enjoyed today's podcast, then please subscribe, leave a review, or share this podcast with a friend! And, join the movement by becoming a part of the conscious objectors patreon. Your support is what powers this work and the larger societal change we are fighting towards! Let's continue to challenge our assumptions and grow together. Join the community here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=54121384 Modern Anarchy Community: Instagram Facebook Patreon Ren's Community: Instagram  Resources to Learn More:  Challenges and Chances: Navigating the US Healthcare System with a Chronic Condition 6 Ways to Love Your Body on Bad Days with a Chronic Illness 'Everybody was telling me there was nothing wrong' If You Always Get Tongue-Tied at the Doctor, It's Time to Work on Self-Advocacy—Here's How Self-Advocacy for the LGBTQ+ Patient 4 Tips to Effectively Ask for Help—and Get a Yes Asking for help can be awkward. But it doesn’t have to be. The Power of Vulnerability  How Embracing Vulnerability Strengthens Our Relationships
50:38
November 03, 2021
29a. Sound Healing Meditation Only
On today's episode we have holographic sound healer, yoga teacher, and spiritual mentor, Sahsa join us for a conversation about limiting beliefs and her journey to finding her passion. Together we talk about rebuilding trust with ourselves, living from the inside out, and leaping into the unknown. If you enjoyed today's podcast, then please subscribe, leave a review, or share this podcast with a friend! And, join the movement by becoming a part of the conscious objectors patreon. Your support is what powers this work and the larger societal change we are fighting towards! Let's continue to challenge our assumptions and grow together. Join the community here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=54121384 Modern Anarchy Community: Instagram Facebook Patreon Sasha's Community: Instagram Resources to Learn More: I'm Not Jealous: The Ethical Non-monogamist's Guide to Free Love Relationships without Suffering Human Design: Were We Coded at Birth? Box Breathing Narrative Therapy The Uses and Benefits of Music Therapy The Secret to Finding Your Passion (Hint: It's Not What You Think) What You Need to Know and Do Before Quitting Your 9-to-5 Being a Highly Sensitive Person Is a Scientific Personality Trait. Here’s What It Feels Like. How to Stop Being a People-Pleaser
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October 27, 2021
29. Limiting Beliefs Around Love: Sound Healing, People Pleasing, and Finding Your Purpose
On today's episode we have holographic sound healer, yoga teacher, and spiritual mentor, Sasha join us for a conversation about limiting beliefs and her journey to finding her passion. Together we talk about rebuilding trust with ourselves, living from the inside out, and leaping into the unknown. If you enjoyed today's podcast, then please subscribe, leave a review, or share this podcast with a friend! And, join the movement by becoming a part of the conscious objectors patreon. Your support is what powers this work and the larger societal change we are fighting towards! Let's continue to challenge our assumptions and grow together. Join the community here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=54121384 Modern Anarchy Community: Instagram Facebook Patreon Sasha's Community: Instagram Resources to Learn More: I'm Not Jealous: The Ethical Non-monogamist's Guide to Free Love Relationships without Suffering Human Design: Were We Coded at Birth? Box Breathing Narrative Therapy The Uses and Benefits of Music Therapy The Secret to Finding Your Passion (Hint: It's Not What You Think) What You Need to Know and Do Before Quitting Your 9-to-5 Being a Highly Sensitive Person Is a Scientific Personality Trait. Here’s What It Feels Like. How to Stop Being a People-Pleaser
01:08:39
October 27, 2021
28. You are Enough: How the ADA Shaped America
On today's episode, we have Reverend Cyndi Jones join us for a meaningful conversation about disability. Together we talk about the white older man syndrome, what it means to deny yourself assistance, and acknowledging your disability.  If you enjoyed today's podcast, then please subscribe, leave a review, or share this podcast with a friend! And, join the movement by becoming a part of the conscious objectors patreon. Your support is what powers this work and the larger societal change we are fighting towards! Let's continue to challenge our assumptions and grow together. Join the community here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=54121384 Modern Anarchy Community: Instagram Facebook Patreon Resources to Learn More: March of Dimes poster of Cyndi Jones as a poster child in Saint Louis 1 in 4 US adults live with a disability Understanding Disability Pride Month What is Disability Pride… And How to Display It History of Polio The Complexities of “Passing” as Nondisabled Crip Camp How To Include People with Disabilities Disability and Passing: Blurring the Lines of Identity Paperback
49:34
October 20, 2021
27. I Got Double F**ked, and Finally, I Released!
On today's episode we have the spank therapist and writer Ze Royale (ze\they\them) join us for a conversation about authentic alignment. Together we talk about not being boxed in by your queer identity, squirting trapeze artists, and nature hoeing. If you enjoyed today's podcast, then please subscribe, leave a review, or share this podcast with a friend! And, join the movement by becoming a part of the conscious objectors patreon. Your support is what powers this work and the larger societal change we are fighting towards! Let's continue to challenge our assumptions and grow together. Join the community here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=54121384 Modern Anarchy Community: Instagram Facebook Patreon Ze Royale's Community: Instagram The Sex Workers Project of The Urban Justice Center Resources to Learn More: What Is So Appealing About Being Spanked, Flogged, Dominated, or Restrained? Answers from Practitioners of Sexual Masochism/Submission Crymaxing: When An Orgasm Makes You Cry Solo-Polyamory Could Change the Way You Think About Love What Is Solo Polyamory? How The Porn Industry Capitalizes Off Of Racism And Racist Stereotypes Understanding Gender Identities Defining Consent in BDSM and Multiple-Partner Relationships The power of vulnerability | Brené Brown How Subtle Energy Affects Your Health Dust II Onyx: A Melanated Tarot 6 Survival Tips for Empaths Kink Out Events AORTA Films BSDM Can Provide Profound Healing Experiences
01:06:30
October 13, 2021
26. Mind, Body, Spirit: Letting Go of an Eating Disorder
TW: Eating Disorder, Suicide, and Depression On today's episode, Isa shares her journey to healing after 13 years of having an eating disorder and moving through the difficulty of depression. Together we talk about the power of the plant medicine ayahuasca, holding onto hope when you are in a dark place, and our spiritual connection to mother nature. If you enjoyed today's podcast, then please subscribe, leave a review, or share this podcast with a friend! And, join the movement by becoming a part of the conscious objectors patreon. Your support is what powers this work and the larger societal change we are fighting towards! Let's continue to challenge our assumptions and grow together. Join the community here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=54121384 Modern Anarchy Community: Instagram Facebook Patreon Isa's Community:  Instagram Eating Disorder Recovery Instagram Resources to Learn More: Eating Disorder Hotline Given time, most women with anorexia or bulimia will recover STATISTICS: HOW MANY PEOPLE HAVE EATING DISORDERS? Eating disorders: Recovery Outcome of Eating Disorders Single Dose of Hallucinogen May Create Lasting Personality Change How Tripping on Ayahuasca Could Help People with Eating Disorders As More People Turn To Psychedelics, Integration Proves A Crucial Factor For Breakthroughs Luis Tamani Art What is a healthy relationship with food? Why People Get Eating Disorders
01:02:28
October 06, 2021
25. Hot and Steamy Consent: Communicating Your Sexual Desires and Exploring Polyamory
On today's episode, we have podcaster and somatic sex educator Karen Yates join us for a conversation about her journey from the difficult change of divorce into the liberation of consensual non-monogamy. Together we talk about being almost-sex positive, the mind-fuck of polyamory, and how to play outside the box of cultural expectations around sex. If you enjoyed today's podcast, then please subscribe, leave a review, or share this podcast with a friend! And, join the movement by becoming a part of the conscious objectors patreon. Your support is what powers this work and the larger societal change we are fighting towards! Let's continue to challenge our assumptions and grow together. Join the community here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=54121384 Modern Anarchy Community: Instagram Facebook Patreon Karen's Community: Instagram Website Resources to Learn More: The Wheel of Consent The short instructional manifesto for relationship anarchy Coverture: The Word You Probably Don't Know But Should What Is Deep Ecology? Philosophy, Principles, and Criticism Healing Trauma and Spiritual Growth: Peter Levine & Thomas Huebl The Body Keeps the Score Dr. Stephen Porges: What is the Polyvagal Theory Can Shaking Your Body Help Heal Stress and Trauma? Some Experts Say Yes The Secrets of EMDR Therapy and How It Can Help You Sexological Bodywork - Interview (EN) with Joseph Kramer & Didi Liebold My Grandmother's Hands: Racialized Trauma and the Mending of Our Bodies and Hearts
01:13:33
September 29, 2021
24. If You Can Sit For a Tattoo, You Can Have a Vasectomy
On today's episode, we have Drew discuss his meaningful decision to have a vasectomy and what the procedure actually entails. Together we talk about being another brick in the wall, the ethical considerations of having children with our current climate change trajectory, and how you'll never be ready to have a vasectomy. If you enjoyed today's podcast, then please subscribe, leave a review, or share this podcast with a friend! And, join the movement by becoming a part of the conscious objectors patreon. Your support is what powers this work and the larger societal change we are fighting towards! Let's continue to challenge our assumptions and grow together. Join the community here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=54121384 Modern Anarchy Community: Instagram Facebook Patreon Resources to Learn More: When Life Seems Pointless What to Do When Work Feels Meaningless ‘I’d rather bet on myself’: Workers are quitting their jobs to put themselves first 7 Lessons I Have Learned from Divorced People A Brief History of Bullying Women to Have Babies Relationship Success: Balancing Togetherness and Individuality What is a vasectomy? The Relentlessness of Modern Parenting Study Proves Moms Spend Too Much Time With Their Kids, Liberates Working Moms Everywhere Robots could take over 20 million jobs by 2030, study claims Existentialism: Crash Course Philosophy #16 Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs The All-or-Nothing Marriage How TikTok changed the world in 2020
52:19
September 22, 2021
23. God Loves Queers: The Faith Journey of a Lesbian Bishop
On today's episode, we have the first openly lesbian bishop in the Evangelical Lutheran Church, Brenda Bos, join us for a conversation about how her sexual identity shaped her unique faith journey and prepared her for leadership within the queer community. Together we talk about the nature of God, the internalization of homophobia and the gender binary, and how to rachet up your self-assessment.  If you enjoyed today's podcast, then please subscribe, leave a review, or share this podcast with a friend! And, join the movement by becoming a part of the conscious objectors patreon. Your support is what powers this work and the larger societal change we are fighting towards! Let's continue to challenge our assumptions and grow together. Join the community here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=54121384 Modern Anarchy Community: Instagram Facebook Patreon Brenda Bos' Community: Twitter Instagram Resources to Learn More: Meet Rev. Bos, first out lesbian Evangelical Lutheran bishop Millennials are leaving organized religion. Here’s where some are finding community STRANGER AT THE GATE 10 Reasons God Loves Gay Christians Queerfully & Wonderfully Made When Religion Leads to Trauma Study finds that queer Christians quit the church twice as much as others American churches must reject literalism and admit we got it wrong on gay people
01:28:58
September 15, 2021
22. The Hot F**king Mess of Legalized Cannabis: Is Your Consumption Ethical?
On today's episode we have the artist and film-maker Anna Epstein join us for a conversation about the monopolization of the legal cannabis industry. Together we talk about the red-tape bureaucracy of licensing, the greed of rich-white men, and how to stay positive while combating large systemic forms of oppression. If you enjoyed today's podcast, then please subscribe, leave a review, or share this podcast with a friend! And, join the movement by becoming a part of the conscious objectors patreon. Your support is what powers this work and the larger societal change we are fighting towards! Let's continue to challenge our assumptions and grow together. Join the community here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=54121384 Modern Anarchy Community: Instagram Facebook Patreon Anna Epstein - True Social Equity In Cannabis: Instagram IndieGoGo Resources To Learn More: Illinois’ pot shop lotteries are finally over, but licenses remain in limbo Illinois to hold an extra license lottery for applicants unfairly kept out of chances for marijuana retail shops THE DRUG WAR IS THE NEW JIM CROW Race, Mass Incarceration, and the Disastrous War on Drugs Equity vs. Equality: What’s the Difference? Arizona Department of Health Services issues recall for marijuana products due to possible salmonella, mold contamination Medical marijuana brownie bites recalled due to report of mold California’s Limit on Big Growers Just Vanished. Here’s Why Demi Lovato Is California Sober: What Does It Mean and Is It Safe? Drug Use for Grown-Ups This Heroin-Using Professor Wants to Change How We Think About Drugs
01:00:50
September 08, 2021
21. The Internet Age Gap: Is Curation Making Real-Life Intolerable?
On today's episode, we have artist and activist Noah Scalin join us for a conversation about the generational divide with the rise of the internet age. Together we talk about the internet-self vs. the physical self (or a lack thereof), the danger of curation, and the possibility that political beliefs may be taking over the role of religion. If you enjoyed today's podcast, then please subscribe, leave a review, or share this podcast with a friend! And, join the movement by becoming a part of the conscious objectors patreon. Your support is what powers this work and the larger societal change we are fighting towards! Let's continue to challenge our assumptions and grow together. Join the community here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=54121384 Modern Anarchy Community: Instagram Facebook Patreon   Noah Scalin's Community: Instagram Website Resources to Learn More: America Without God Generational Differences At Work Are Small. Thinking They’re Big Affects Our Behavior Revisiting the Origins: The Internet and its Early Governance How the Internet was born: from the ARPANET to the Internet Why Are My Boomer Parents on Their Phones Literally All the Time? The Social Dilemma Millennials stand out for their technology use, but older generations also embrace digital life Demographics of Key Social Networking Platforms The negative effects of social media on the social identity of adolescents from the perspective of social work Identity in the Age of Social Media The Artist Way
01:18:03
September 01, 2021
20. Escaping the Multi-Level Marketing Scheme of Mormonism
Trigger Warning: Mention of Suidical Thoughts  On today's episode, Rayna shares the details of her personal story with spiritual abuse from the Mormon Church and how she was able to rediscover her sense of self. Together we talk about Mormon culture, dissociation from our past religious identities, and the difficulty of letting go of a pervasive ideological structure. If you enjoyed today's podcast, then please subscribe, leave a review, or share this podcast with a friend! And, join the movement by becoming a part of the conscious objectors patreon. Your support is what powers this work and the larger societal change we are fighting towards! Let's continue to challenge our assumptions and grow together. Join the community here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=54121384 Modern Anarchy Community: Instagram Facebook Patreon Resources to Learn More: Losing Religion, Gaining a Friend Why I Left The Mormon Church What Is Dissociation? Healing Religious Trauma and Spiritual Wounds Cognitive Dissonance How Did You Know You Were Gay? Sexual Orientation Identity Formation Cass's Homosexual Identity Formation Model About Coming Out What's Hell Like for Mormons? U.S. Church Membership Falls Below Majority for First Time Leaving the Fold - A Guide for Former Fundamentalists and Others Leaving their Religion Millennials are leaving organized religion. Here’s where some are finding community
01:03:44
August 25, 2021
19. When Do You Leave a Relationship: Polyamory, Sadism, and Self-Care with an Empress
On today's episode, we have the tender brutalist and professional dom, Empress Wu join us for a philosophical and vulnerable conversation about liberation through kink. Together we talk about why bad bitches date emotionally immature people, the sublime nature of sadism, and the need to examine your own internalization of social norms.  If you enjoyed today's podcast, then please subscribe, leave a review, or share this podcast with a friend! And, join the movement by becoming a part of the conscious objectors patreon. Your support is what powers this work and the larger societal change we are fighting towards! Let's continue to challenge our assumptions and grow together. Join the community here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=54121384 Modern Anarchy Community: Instagram Facebook Patreon Empress Wu's Community: Instagram Website Resources Esther Perel  Louise Bourgeois - The Couple  Deleuze and Guattari Desire, the Big Other, & the Wall of Language | Psychoanalysis of Jacques Lacan Mel Chen - Toxic Animacies, Inanimate Affections Atlanta Shooting and the Legacy of Misogyny and Racism Against Asian Women What EXACTLY Is A 'Service Top' In The BDSM Kink Community? Sublime Borders: Schiller’s Will and Nietzsche’s Will-to-Power The Art of Cruelty BDSM 101: Praise Kink / Affirmation Play Red Canary Song Kink Out Events Veil Machine
01:11:33
August 18, 2021
18. The Gray Forefront of Psychedelic Research
On today's episode, we have psychedelic scientist and researcher Manesh Girn join us for a conversation about how psychedelics affect our brain and their effectiveness in therapy. Together we talk about some of the mythology around psychedelics, your serotonin receptors, and the importance of mindfulness and meditation in creating a positive mental state. If you enjoyed today's podcast, then please subscribe, leave a review, or share this podcast with a friend! And, join the movement by becoming a part of the conscious objectors patreon. Your support is what powers this work and the larger societal change we are fighting towards! Let's continue to challenge our assumptions and grow together. Join the community here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=54121384 Modern Anarchy Community: Instagram Facebook Patreon Manesh's Community: Instagram Youtube Resources The Challenges of Psychedelic Research The Neuroscience of Psychedelic Drugs: Ending Psychedelic Myths With Professor David Nutt The History of Psychedelics and Psychotherapy Alcohol is a Drug Psychedelics Promote Structural and Functional Neural Plasticity Dr. Stanislav Grof Reframing Bummer Trips: Scientific and Cultural Explanations to Adverse Reactions to Psychedelic Drug Use 2 Claims About Psychedelics and the Default Mode Network DEBUNKED Temporal Dynamics of the Default Mode Network Characterize Meditation-Induced Alterations in Consciousness Characterization and prediction of acute and sustained response to psychedelic psilocybin in a mindfulness group retreat From Sacred Plants to Psychotherapy: The History and Re-Emergence of Psychedelics in Medicine Coffee is a Drug Not a Beverage, Drink Up! Just Not Too Much How to Change Your Mind 5 Psychedelic Stocks to Watch Trial of Psilocybin versus Escitalopram for Depression Synthesis: Legal Psilocybin Center What Happens in the Brain When We Feel Fear
01:16:13
August 11, 2021
17. Let's Not Take Things Too Personally: HPV, Social Media, and Anxiety Brain
Trigger Warning: Sexual Assault  On today's episode, Kellie joins us for a raw and honest conversation about her experience with HPV and navigating this world with anxiety. Together we explore the paradox of our fear of perception and our need to be seen during this time of social media. If you enjoyed today's podcast, then please subscribe, leave a review, or share this podcast with a friend! And, join the movement by becoming a part of the conscious objectors patreon. Your support is what powers this work and the larger societal change we are fighting towards! Let's continue to challenge our assumptions and grow together. Join the community here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=54121384 Modern Anarchy Community: Instagram Facebook Patreon Resources  HPV Passed through Childbirth  HPV and Men STD Facts "data from the CDC indicate that at least 75 percent of the reproductive-age population has been exposed to the sexually transmitted HPV" HPV Vaccine Against Cancer STI vs STD: Do They Mean the Same Thing? Here's How Experts Explain It The Midnight Gospel We All Have “Main-Character Energy” Now How to stop ruminating thoughts 7 Ways to Deal With Negative Thoughts The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom What Is Self-Awareness and Why Is It Important? [+5 Ways to Increase It] "Once we accept the absurdity of our situation, embrace that comparisons are odious, we're liberated to use them anyhow." Too Much Social Media Time Could Raise Risk of Depression The Social Dilemma
01:00:35
August 04, 2021
16. The Anarchy of Beginning From Love
On today's episode, we have somatic social justice practitioner, trauma-informed, resilience-oriented licensed psychotherapist, Nat Vikitsreth. Together we talk about the effects of generational trauma and internalized oppression within our relationships and how it all relates to Nat's personal story and dreams for our future.  If you enjoyed today's podcast, then please subscribe, leave a review, or share this podcast with a friend! And, join the movement by becoming a part of the conscious objectors patreon. Your support is what powers this work and the larger societal change we are fighting towards! Let's continue to challenge our assumptions and grow together. Join the community here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=54121384 Modern Anarchy Community: Instagram Facebook Patreon Nat's Community: Instagram Website Come Back to Care - Newsletter Free Training In-Out-N-Through Program Resources to Learn More The Legacy of Trauma Internalised Oppression -Naming and Peeling Away the Layers of Shame Social Relationships and Health: A Flashpoint for Health Policy Introduction to Mutual Aid What is Transformative Justice? Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome  Parents’ emotional trauma may change their children’s biology. Studies in mice show how What is Co Regulation? “Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.” Viktor Frankl Neuroplasticity Explained
01:13:22
July 28, 2021
15. Radical Everyday Acts: Jumping the Turnstile
On today's episode, artist and abolitionist Christiana joins us for a conversation about radical everyday acts and being a multi-hyphenate artist. Together we discuss radical imagination within abolition and quantum mechanics, the growing pains of creating art, and the difficulty of holding space for transformational justice. If you enjoyed today's podcast, then please subscribe, leave a review, or share this podcast with a friend! And, join the movement by becoming a part of the conscious objectors patreon. Your support is what powers this work and the larger societal change we are fighting towards! Let's continue to challenge our assumptions and grow together. Join the community here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=54121384 Modern Anarchy Community: Instagram Facebook Patreon Christiana's Community Instagram Resources: Radical Imagination Ocativa Butler and Science Fiction The Artist Way A Year After George Floyd’s Killing, White Allyship Fades Transformative Justice Long-Term Recidivism Studies Show High Arrest Rates Radical Dharma If atoms are mostly empty space, why do objects look and feel solid? After decades of effort, scientists are finally seeing black holes—or are they? Survival of the Fittest Has Evolved: Try Survival of the Kindest Shadow Places Hundreds Hop NY Subway Turnstiles, Block Street to Protest NYPD The Price of a Subway Swipe: When $2.75 Becomes $249 Million
01:20:31
July 21, 2021
14. Defying Labels: Discovering I was an Abuser and Abused
Trigger Warning: Domestic Abuse   On today's episode, Gary shares his personal journey with the difficulties that life can throw at you including domestic abuse and learning to live with an autoimmune disease. Gary provides a raw vulnerability in sharing how he learned to take responsibility for himself and to accept his realities in order to find joy. If you enjoyed today's podcast, then please subscribe, leave a review, or share this podcast with a friend! And, join the movement by becoming a part of the conscious objectors patreon. Your support is what powers this work and the larger societal change we are fighting towards! Let's continue to challenge our assumptions and grow together. Join the community here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=54121384 Modern Anarchy Community: Instagram Facebook Patreon Gary's Community 92FU 500$Fine, Instagram Various Things Podcast Resources The Miracle of Mindfulness: An Introduction to the Practice of Meditation On Killing: The Psychological Cost of Learning to Kill in War and Society What Is The Negativity Bias and How Can it be Overcome? Domestic Violence Hotline
57:15
July 14, 2021
13. Behind the Scenes of OnlyFans
On today's episode, we have burlesque dancer, model, and OnlyFans content creator Ramona Romance. Together we talk about abstinence only education, Satanism, and learning to love your genitals. If you enjoyed today's podcast, then please subscribe, leave a review, or share this podcast with a friend! And, join the movement by becoming a part of the conscious objectors patreon. Your support is what powers this work and the larger societal change we are fighting towards! Let's continue to challenge our assumptions and grow together. Join the community here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=54121384 Modern Anarchy Community: Instagram Facebook Patreon Ramona Romance's Community: OnlyFans Instagram Resources to Learn More Betty Page Dita Von Teese Stoya Empowerment in Heels Abstinence-Only Education Is Ineffective And Unethical, Report Argues The Head of a Satanic Temple Explains Satanism The Ups and Downs of Being an Only Child Lilly Rascal Come as You Are
55:47
July 07, 2021
12. The Psychedelic Experience of Post-Traumatic Growth
On today's episode, we have medical anthropologist Jessica Cadoch. Together we talk about the power of the psychedelic experience, grief and loss, and how to make meaning when you're presented with the opportunity to redfine yourself. If you enjoyed today's podcast, then please subscribe, leave a review, or share this podcast with a friend! And, join the movement by becoming a part of the conscious objectors patreon. Your support is what powers this work and the larger societal change we are fighting towards! Let's continue to challenge our assumptions and grow together. Join the community here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=54121384 Modern Anarchy Community: Instagram Facebook Patreon Jessica's Community:  Email: jesscadoch@gmail.com Instagram Resources to Learn More: Katherine MacLean Post-Traumatic Growth Demi Lovato on Relapsing and Being "California Sober" Carl Jung and the Shadow: The Mechanics of Your Dark Side Rick Doblin on Treating PTSD with MDMA Therapy How Trees Survive and Thrive After A Fire What is Akathisia? WebMD Akathisia Michael Pollan's Book: How to Change Your Mind Rick Doblin: Therapeutic Potential for Veterans Analysis Paralysis & Trader Joe's Thomas Coon's Paradigm Shift Foucault: Biopower, Governmentality, and the Subject The Panopticon Novel Neuronal Connections What is Imposter Syndrome?
01:12:08
June 30, 2021
11. Nuns, Cum Socks, and Relationship Anarchy
On today's episode, we have Queen Trashley & TayyySlayyy from the equality demanding, pussy poppin, dildo riding, nazi punching, rap duo GLITTER MONEYYY. Together we talk about their journey into becoming their authentic badass selves, a few wild personal stories, and the importance of deeply intimate platonic relationships. If you enjoyed today's podcast, then please subscribe, leave a review, or share this podcast with a friend! And, join the movement by becoming a part of the conscious objectors patreon. Your support is what powers this work and the larger societal change we are fighting towards! Let's continue to challenge our assumptions and grow together. Join the community here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=54121384 Modern Anarchy Community: Instagram Facebook Patreon Glitter Moneyyy's Community: Instagram - https://www.glittermoneyyy.com/ Website - https://www.glittermoneyyy.com/ Resources to Learn More: The short instructional manifesto for relationship anarchy
01:02:59
June 23, 2021
10a. Inner Parent Art Meditation Only
On today's episode, we have Pam share her experience with embracing the unknown and letting go of outcome-based perspectives as she transitioned from a full-time intellectual property lawyer to a birth doula. Together we talk about the antidote to perfectionism, the worship of marriage, and becoming a little more comfortable in the unknown. Full episode including this art meditation is released below. If you enjoyed today's podcast, then please subscribe, leave a review, or share this podcast with a friend! This helps us grow in the charts and reach other listeners. Or, support me by buying a coffee to fuel the making of this podcast. Supporting my work would mean the world to me. It is just me running all aspects of this show and your support allows me to keep the lights on and have the coffee energy to do this. I can't express to you how much this community and finding others on this collective journey means to me. (Buy Me a Coffee) Modern Anarchy Community: Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/modernanarchypodcast Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/ModernAnarchyPodcast Pam's Community: Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/cosmicrootbirth/ Cosmic Root Birth - https://www.cosmicrootbirth.com/
08:57
June 16, 2021
10. Leaving the Secure Job to Create Your Own Career + Inner Parent Art Meditation
On today's episode, we have Pam share her experience with embracing the unknown and letting go of outcome-based perspectives as she transitioned from a full-time intellectual property lawyer to a birth doula. Together we talk about the antidote to perfectionism, the worship of marriage, and becoming a little more comfortable in the unknown. If you enjoyed today's podcast, then please subscribe, leave a review, or share this podcast with a friend! And, join the movement by becoming a part of the conscious objectors patreon. Your support is what powers this work and the larger societal change we are fighting towards! Let's continue to challenge our assumptions and grow together. Join the community here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=54121384 Modern Anarchy Community: Instagram Facebook Patreon Pam's Community: Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/cosmicrootbirth/ Cosmic Root Birth - https://www.cosmicrootbirth.com/ Resources to Learn More:  Higher U.S. rates of death in childbirth for black mothers - https://www.npr.org/2017/12/07/568948782/black-mothers-keep-dying-after-giving-birth-shalon-irvings-story-explains-why Black Newborn Fatality Rates - https://www.cnn.com/2020/08/18/health/black-babies-mortality-rate-doctors-study-wellness-scli-intl/index.html Birthing from Within - https://birthingfromwithin.com/ The Ethical Slut - https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/553912/the-ethical-slut-third-edition-by-janet-w-hardy-and-dossie-easton/ More Than Two - https://www.google.com/books/edition/More_Than_Two/oVpaBAAAQBAJ?hl=en&gbpv=0 Pleasure Activism - https://www.akpress.org/pleasure-activism.html Autism-vaccine link debunked - https://www.mayoclinichealthsystem.org/hometown-health/speaking-of-health/autism-vaccine-link-debunked
01:25:13
June 16, 2021
9. Squirting, Wrestling, and Cannibalism! OH MY!
On today's episode, we are getting kinky with Lola Jean, sex educator, pro domme, wrestler, and writer. Together we talk about her squirting world record, the psychology behind kink and fetishes, and how to discover your own and join the kink community. If you enjoyed today's podcast, then please subscribe, leave a review, or share this podcast with a friend! And, join the movement by becoming a part of the conscious objectors patreon. Your support is what powers this work and the larger societal change we are fighting towards! Let's continue to challenge our assumptions and grow together. Join the community here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=54121384 Modern Anarchy Community: Instagram Facebook Patreon Lola Jean's Website:  https://lolajean.com/ Resources Mentioned in the Episode: Kink Quiz - https://bdsmtest.org/select-mode Feeld App - https://apps.apple.com/us/app/feeld-for-couples-singles/id887914690 Fet Life - https://fetlife.com/ Sex Workers Outreach Project - https://swopusa.org/ Red Canary Song - https://www.redcanarysong.net/ Veil Machine - https://veilmachine.com/
01:03:51
June 09, 2021
8. God is Pro-Abortion: an Agnostic and a Christian Share Their Stories
Trigger Warning: suicidal thoughts On today's episode, we have Kim from Calling in Christians join me for a very personal conversation about their abortion experience. Together we talk about the abortion pill, gestational age, the Texas heartbeat bill, and the conservative perspective on abortion. This can be a heavy topic for some, so please be compassionate and kind to yourself if this episode is triggering for you. There are resources below for support. If you enjoyed today's podcast, then please subscribe, leave a review, or share this podcast with a friend! And, join the movement by becoming a part of the conscious objectors patreon. Your support is what powers this work and the larger societal change we are fighting towards! Let's continue to challenge our assumptions and grow together. Join the community here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=54121384 Modern Anarchy Community: Instagram Facebook Patreon Calling in Christians: Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/callinginchristians/ Tiktok - https://www.tiktok.com/@callinginchristians Resources to Learn More:  Abortion Facts - https://www.guttmacher.org/fact-sheet/induced-abortion-united-states Abortion Pill - https://www.plannedparenthood.org/learn/abortion/the-abortion-pill Texas Heartbeat bill - https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2021/05/19/abbott-heartbeat-ban-abortion-law-signed/5165003001/ Gestational Age - https://www.healthline.com/health/pregnancy/what-is-gestation Isolated Beating Heart Cells for Research - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bjn3TwMr4xs Netflix Documentary Reversing Roe - https://www.netflix.com/title/80192834 Catholic Clergy Providing The First Legal Abortion Clinic -  https://www.worldcat.org/title/to-offer-compassion-a-history-of-the-clergy-consultation-service-on-abortion/oclc/959080702 and https://time.com/4758285/clergy-consultation-abortion/ Resources for Support: SisterSong  - https://www.sistersong.net/ Exhale - https://exhaleprovoice.org/ Faith Aloud - https://www.faithaloud.org/ Religious Coalition for Reproductive Justice - https://rcrc.org/ National Network of Abortion Funds - https://abortionfunds.org/ Shout Your Abortion - https://shoutyourabortion.com/
01:24:47
June 02, 2021
7. White People, It's Not About You: Moving Through the Discomfort of Growth
On today’s episode, we have Shimmy LaRoux join us for a meaningful conversation about where we are at a year after George Floyd’s murder. Shimmy LaRoux is a diversity, equity, and inclusion consultant as well as an independent burlesque dancer. We also talk about how difficult moving through change can be and how she became the strong woman she is today. If you enjoyed today's podcast, then please subscribe, leave a review, or share this podcast with a friend! And, join the movement by becoming a part of the conscious objectors patreon. Your support is what powers this work and the larger societal change we are fighting towards! Let's continue to challenge our assumptions and grow together. Join the community here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=54121384 Modern Anarchy Community: Instagram Facebook Patreon Shimmy LaRoux: Website - https://www.shimmylaroux.com/ Diversity Equity, and Inclusion - https://theprofessionaladult.com/ Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/shimmylaroux/ Mentioned in this episode: The Body is Not an Apology - https://www.sonyareneetaylor.com/the-body-is-not-an-apology Jesus Camp - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gam6PfrW4ZA
54:18
May 26, 2021
6a. Guided Masturbation Meditation Only
On today’s episode, we have a Yoni massage therapist join for a honest conversation about Tantra and what a Yoni massage actually entails, how to pursue pleasure, and transform your understanding of sex (be that with a partner, partners, or yourself) into a more meditative practice. To listen to the full episode, check out 6. The Vulnerability of Sex and Connection: Yoni Massage Therapy and Guided Masturbation Meditation If you enjoyed today's podcast, then please subscribe, leave a review, or share this podcast with a friend! And, join the movement by becoming a part of the conscious objectors patreon. Your support is what powers this work and the larger societal change we are fighting towards! Let's continue to challenge our assumptions and grow together. Join the community here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=54121384 Modern Anarchy Community: Instagram Facebook Patreon
12:40
May 19, 2021
6. The Vulnerability of Sex and Connection: Yoni Massage Therapy and Guided Masturbation Meditation
On today’s episode, we have a Yoni massage therapist join for a honest conversation about Tantra and what a Yoni massage actually entails, how to pursue pleasure, and transform your understanding of sex (be that with a partner, partners, or yourself) into a more meditative practice. If you enjoyed today's podcast, then please subscribe, leave a review, or share this podcast with a friend! And, join the movement by becoming a part of the conscious objectors patreon. Your support is what powers this work and the larger societal change we are fighting towards! Let's continue to challenge our assumptions and grow together. Join the community here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=54121384 Modern Anarchy Community: Instagram Facebook Patreon Patrick's Website: https://thesensualmassage.org/ Links to Learn More About These Topics: The Body Keeps the Score Article - https://www.brainpickings.org/2016/06/20/the-body-keeps-the-score-van-der-kolk/ Why Going to Pelvic Floor Therapy Transformed My Life - https://www.healthline.com/health/womens-health/pelvic-floor-physical-therapy-what-to-expect Somatic Experiencing Therapy - https://www.healthline.com/health/somatic-experiencing Science behind interacting with energies? - https://sitn.hms.harvard.edu/flash/2016/mirror-neurons-quarter-century-new-light-new-cracks/ Deeper science on energy interaction via chemosensory cues - https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0006415 Relational Psychotherapy - https://www.goodtherapy.org/learn-about-therapy/types/relational-psychotherapy#:~:text=Relational%20theory%2C%20which%20holds%20that,and%20emotional%20concerns%20can%20result. TAOISM | Be Like Water - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yUjPFCosmNA Quantum Mechanics and Psychology - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xsGJkSDtLvo
01:29:03
May 19, 2021
5. Staying Safe on Mushrooms: Progressing from Cannabis to Psychedelics
On today's episode we have psychedelic journalist and writer of Your Psilocybin Companion, Michelle Janikian. Together we talk about Michelle’s passion for opening people’s mind beyond the mainstream narrative about psychedelics. She provides an honest vulnerability in our discussion about her journey with mental health, the continued work, and how she learned to grow and find her strength. If you enjoyed today's podcast, then please subscribe, leave a review, or share this podcast with a friend! And, join the movement by becoming a part of the conscious objectors patreon. Your support is what powers this work and the larger societal change we are fighting towards! Let's continue to challenge our assumptions and grow together. Join the community here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=54121384 Modern Anarchy Community: Instagram Facebook Patreon LINKS: Michelle's Website - https://www.michellejanikian.com/ Fruiting Bodies Collective - https://www.fruitingbodiescollective.com/ The Psychedelic Equity Project - https://www.gofundme.com/f/28iv86kkw0?utm_campaign=p_cp_url&utm_medium=os&utm_source=customer Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) - https://maps.org/ USONA Institute - https://usonaclinicaltrials.org/ Esperanza Mazateca - https://www.esperanzamazateca.com/ Psychedelics Today - https://psychedelicstoday.com/ DoubleBlind Mag - https://doubleblindmag.com/ Hamilton's Pharmacopeia - https://www.vicetv.com/en_us/show/hamiltons-pharmacopeia Dr. Carl Hart - Drug Use for Grown-Ups https://drcarlhart.com/
01:08:42
May 12, 2021
4. Voluntary Female Sterilization at 26: I Don't Want Kids
On today's episode, we are bringing out a woman's personal story about voluntary sterlization as a form of permenant birth control out into the open with all the nitty-gritty details.  Rae vulnerably discloses her experience obtaining the procedure and decision making process proudly and without shame. Together we talk about what a bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy surgey is, how she found the information to obtain the procedure, and what the recovery process actually looked like for her.  If you enjoyed today's podcast, then please subscribe, leave a review, or share this podcast with a friend! And, join the movement by becoming a part of the conscious objectors patreon. Your support is what powers this work and the larger societal change we are fighting towards! Let's continue to challenge our assumptions and grow together. Join the community here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=54121384 Modern Anarchy Community: Instagram Facebook Patreon Resources to Learn More: Unwanted Sterlization and Eugenics - https://www.pbs.org/independentlens/blog/unwanted-sterilization-and-eugenics-programs-in-the-united-states/ The Dark History of Forced Sterilization - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AhPAs8bOeBg 1999 Research Article on Regret - https://www.fertstert.org/article/S0015-0282(00)01558-2/fulltext ACOG Committee Opinion - https://www.acog.org/clinical/clinical-guidance/committee-opinion/articles/2017/04/sterilization-of-women-ethical-issues-and-considerations?utm_source=redirect&utm_medium=web&utm_campaign=int Danielle Jones, MD - Board certified ObGyn - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SxdKfZUhf2g Reddit Community - https://www.reddit.com/r/truechildfree/ and https://www.reddit.com/r/childfree/ Intro Song: Wild Wild Woman, Your Smith
01:02:17
May 05, 2021
3. Commentary with a Slice of Comedy: Spiritual Trauma and Fundamental Christianity
On today's episode, we have Jen and James from Fundie Fridays, a youtube channel with over 125,000 subscribers providing deep dives into the world of fundamental Christianity. Together we discuss what spiritual abuse may look like and how to support others who may have survived abuse. We also talk about midwestern culture, purity bricks, imposter syndrome, and Rachel's Challenge. If you enjoyed today's podcast, then please subscribe, leave a review, or share this podcast with a friend! And, join the movement by becoming a part of the conscious objectors patreon. Your support is what powers this work and the larger societal change we are fighting towards! Let's continue to challenge our assumptions and grow together. Join the community here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=54121384 Modern Anarchy Community: Instagram Facebook Patreon Resources for Spirtual Trauma:  Leaving the Fold by Dr. Marlene Winell https://takingbackourselves.org/resources-for-religious-abuse Intro Song: Wild Wild Woman, Your Smith
54:60
April 28, 2021
2. Out Here for the Queers: Sex Work, Activism, and Advocacy
On today's episode, we have the wonderful Cruel Valentine. They are a burlesque entertainer, sex worker, performing artist, creative business consultant, and diversity and inclusion specialist. Cruel Valentine talks about their journey into the performing arts world and the activism behind all that they do. Today's episode really is a treat that covers a range of topics. Together we discuss the politics behind burlesque, what is sex work, queerness, reprograming straight cis white men, financial domination, and our relationships with our anti-depressants. If you enjoyed today's podcast, then please subscribe, leave a review, or share this podcast with a friend! And, join the movement by becoming a part of the conscious objectors patreon. Your support is what powers this work and the larger societal change we are fighting towards! Let's continue to challenge our assumptions and grow together. Join the community here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=54121384 Modern Anarchy Community: Instagram Facebook Patreon Cruel Valentine's socials: @CruelValentine website & directory: CruelValentine.com/links Calling Us In - Antiracism group: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScEXL6h8b-QwTu6vQwl79JhiiSmPvEZUrswX1S7L5xzgrVFWA/viewform?fbclid=IwAR0Rc7TDU7foyXBOt-L0yzN4BU5-fITzwtjY44tSf8O6lvot6i2AHjH0tPY&gxids=7628 Intro Song: Wild Wild Woman, Your Smith
01:02:26
April 21, 2021
1. Cannasexual and Finding Pleasure After Trauma
On today's episode, we have Ashley Manta who created the term Cannasexual! She is an award-winning sex and relationship coach. She brings a trauma informed approach to combining sex and cannabis. She is also the author of The CBD Solution: Sex and the host of the podcast Elevated Intimacy. Ashley talks about her journey into the sex education field, beginning with sexual assault survivor advocacy work and opens up about her own history with sexual trauma. We talk about normalizing lube, creating a masturbation ritual, and the benefit of weed suppositories. In this very transparent and honest dialogue, Ashley reveals how difficult it was to find pleasure in penetration and her own struggle with anxiety and panic attacks while using weed. She proudly professes that we all deserve to have amazing pleasure in our sex lives and is an inspiring leader in the pursuit of pleasure.  If you enjoyed today's podcast, then please subscribe, leave a review, or share this podcast with a friend! And, join the movement by becoming a part of the conscious objectors patreon. Your support is what powers this work and the larger societal change we are fighting towards! Let's continue to challenge our assumptions and grow together. Join the community here: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=54121384 Modern Anarchy Community: Instagram Facebook Patreon Intro Song: Wild Wild Woman, Your Smith
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