103 episodes

Unconventional recipes for love and liberation. In a world filled with hate, injustice, and despair, our sense of shared humanity depends on learning to MAKE radical, revolutionary, justice-centered love. Not find it, not fall into it. But intentionally create and wield it. Centering the voices of historically and culturally marginalized people, How To Make Love™ will provoke and challenge you to create your own recipe for and practice of making more love — in your life, and in the world. And ask you to include justice as a critical ingredient. New episodes monthly.

How To Make Love‪™‬ laura brewer

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.9 • 136 Ratings

Unconventional recipes for love and liberation. In a world filled with hate, injustice, and despair, our sense of shared humanity depends on learning to MAKE radical, revolutionary, justice-centered love. Not find it, not fall into it. But intentionally create and wield it. Centering the voices of historically and culturally marginalized people, How To Make Love™ will provoke and challenge you to create your own recipe for and practice of making more love — in your life, and in the world. And ask you to include justice as a critical ingredient. New episodes monthly.

    Minisode: Winter Love

    Minisode: Winter Love

    The winter can pose unique challenges and opportunities to our practice of making love, courage, justice, and liberation. Tune in for a couple of things to remember and consider as you move through the world this winter.
    Want to give a little love back to How To Make Love? Become a patreon of the podcast.

    • 5 min
    101: The Feelings of Freedom

    101: The Feelings of Freedom

    There's the idea of freedom and the somatics of freedom. Today's episode tackles how and why we should learn to cultivate the sensations of freedom in our bodies. Welcome.
    New Feature Alert! Transcripts! We've added episode transcripts to our website (ps: we have a new website, too)! Now you can download written transcripts, share them, copy/paste those reflection questions, or read along while you listen. Check out this episode's transcript here.
    Want to give a little love back to How To Make Love? Become a patreon of the podcast.

    • 12 min
    100: Welcome to My/Your Crisis

    100: Welcome to My/Your Crisis

    Who's ready for a mid-life crisis?! Me! You? Come on in for a lovingly honest and personal conversation about those feelings of falling apart –– midlife, or any other time. 
    New Feature Alert! Transcripts! We've added episode transcripts to our website (ps: we have a new website, too)! Now you can download written transcripts, share them, copy/paste those reflection questions, or read along while you listen. Check out this episode's transcript here.
    Want to give a little love back to How To Make Love? Become a patreon of the podcast.

    • 15 min
    99: UNcontrol

    99: UNcontrol

    Ethic. Process. Aspiration. Practice. Come learn what else UNcontrol is and means and why we should engage it in the work of personal and collective freedom.
    New Feature Alert! Transcripts! We've added episode transcripts to our website (ps: we have a new website, too)! Now you can download written transcripts, share them, copy/paste those reflection questions, or read along while you listen. Check out this episode's transcript here.
    Want to give a little love back to How To Make Love? Become a patreon of the podcast.

    • 10 min
    98: "Relationships are what have rescued me." (ft. Alli Myatt)

    98: "Relationships are what have rescued me." (ft. Alli Myatt)

    Belonging. Repair. Lines of difference. Today, guest Alli Myatt and I discuss radical relationships — especially at work. What makes them hard, what makes them complex, and what makes them beautiful. AND the things we need to unlearn so we can be in radical relationship with one another.
    Plus, a 🔥🔥🔥 book/resource list you don't want to miss out on here. 
    New Feature Alert: Transcripts! We've added episode transcripts to our website. Now you can download written transcripts, share them, copy/paste those reflection questions, or read along while you listen. Check out this episode's transcript here.
    Want to give a little love back to How To Make Love? Become a patreon of the podcast.

    • 41 min
    97: How To Be A Good Loser

    97: How To Be A Good Loser

    Becoming a bad winner and a good loser is ... a little counterintuitive, to say the least. Learn how and why in this episode. And what all of that has to do with our collective and personal practice of liberation. 
    New Feature Alert! Transcripts! We've added episode transcripts to our website (ps: we have a new website, too)! Now you can download written transcripts, share them, copy/paste those reflection questions, or read along while you listen. Check out this episode's transcript here.
    Want to give a little love back to How To Make Love? Become a patreon of the podcast.

    • 15 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
136 Ratings

136 Ratings

jesluby ,

Wow Laura

I am not the most articulate person but the magic of hearing Laura put words into everything I’m facing, experiencing, wondering, never thought of and everything in between. It’s so inspiring and wholesome. Thanks Laura!

MWHoffman ,

An investment in myself

I am enjoying this podcast so much. I often put my headphones in and listen while I reset the house after my kids are asleep. It’s some time just for me and I love how this podcast can make me think and laugh and cry. I am so deeply excited and scared for the special on death. Really looking forward to it even though I know it might be hard. Thank you for this podcast!

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brave, smart, and always a good listen

laura’s podcast is one of my perennial favorites. She always makes me think, helps me learn, and pushes me to be a better human.

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