In this Episode, Destin introduces the launch of the Australia chapter of The Evolved Masculine Path. He takes an audience at the Taste of Love Festival through his description of the Evolved Masculine, and fields questions related to masculine empowerment and what it means to be on the path of awakening consciousness. Finally, he introduces Dave McDermott who is spearheading the movement's spread to Australia, and leaves with a call to action. What will it take for YOU to embody the man you know you're capable of becoming?
In this episode, Dane Tomas and Destin go deep into narratives surrounding men's work and what they're doing in the burgeoning world of consciousness and personal growth. They explore what it means to be an evolved man, and how to balance the desire for self-improvement and the necessity to just let go. They dance around the question of how to become masterful in your life without simultaneously feeling shame about what you have not yet achieved.
Dane Tomas is a writer, performer and innovator inspired by topics such as consciousness, sexuality, entrepreneurship and personal evolution. He is the author of two books “Clear Your Shit” and “The Conscious Hustle." He currently dedicates his time to poetry and performance, building transformational businesses, learning Brazilian Jiujitsu and is conducting a 148 day masculine archetype experiment as research for his new book: “The Integrated Man.” Men can join the Integrated Men’s Circle on Facebook.
Philippe and Destin discuss the path to becoming a leader. They dive deeply into discussions of Patriarchy and how it affects men as well as women. They discuss the "Unfuckwithable State" and the journey that they, as well as many men who are rewiring their programming surrounding masculinity, have gone through. Philippe speaks about connecting to the inner child and the inner animal, and how it can help with the practice of embodiment.
Philippe Lewis is a Love Coach, Certified Sexological Bodyworker, Trained Somatica Practitioner, and Epic Event Producer. For the last 18 years, he has been exploring love, relationships, intimacy, sensuality and sexuality with individuals and communities through teaching, writing, coaching and events with the goal of growing men and women into better lovers and better humans. He is a father, a lover, a partner, a husband, a teacher, a producer, a writer, a social artist, a coach, a counselor, and much more. He has a deep appreciation for people and life, and his deepest wish is to leave everyone a little bit better and a little bit more delighted wherever he goes <3
Writer and activist Tiq Milan discusses his journey to self-determining his authentic masculine expression as a trans-man. Destin questions him about the crisis of masculinity and how he views himself in relationship to that struggle. Finally, they discuss some of the "uncomfortable" questions surrounding trans* identity, including surgery, and acceptance of the body versus modifying it.
Tiq speaks and writes about intersectional leadership, transgender rights and racial justice. He shares stories of his life and how his transgender experience has informed his views on masculinity, race and the gender binary. A journalist for over a decade his work has appeared on MIC, Buzzfeed, NBC and CNN. He is also a strategic media consultant helping organizations and companies create detailed media campaigns that will engage diverse audiences in ways that are inclusive and authentic.
Tiq has been most inspired by his years mentoring LGBT youth at the Bronx Community Pride Center and the Hetrick Martin Institute in the New York city. He was able to witness first hand the intersectional lived experiences of gay and trans youth and how it is affected by social systems put in place to help them. He most recently was the Senior Media Strategist and National Spokesperson for GLAAD where he utlilized the media to call attention to the needs of the lgbt community, particularly transgender people of color.
He is currently the Co-Founder of Milan Media Arts Productions along with his wife Kim Katrin Milan. MAPS is content creation and consulting firm that is dedicated to creating narratives of queer people and their allies.