4 episodes

Best friends and super-nerds, Debra Messing and Mandana Dayani meet 20 of their heroes. Each episode, they learn about the journeys each of these Dissenters took to find their purpose and how they found the courage to dissent. Guests include: Hillary Clinton, Jane Fonda, Patrisse Cullors, Eva Longoria, Adam Schiff, Jameela Jamil and Sophia Bush.

The Dissenters with Debra Messing and Mandana Dayani Dear Media

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.0, 502 Ratings

Best friends and super-nerds, Debra Messing and Mandana Dayani meet 20 of their heroes. Each episode, they learn about the journeys each of these Dissenters took to find their purpose and how they found the courage to dissent. Guests include: Hillary Clinton, Jane Fonda, Patrisse Cullors, Eva Longoria, Adam Schiff, Jameela Jamil and Sophia Bush.

    Amanda Nguyen: The Civil Rights Astronaut, on Fighting for Freedom

    Amanda Nguyen: The Civil Rights Astronaut, on Fighting for Freedom

    Debra and Mandana sit down with Amanda Nguyen, the Harvard student who has helped pass 30 laws to protect over 80 million people and was just nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize. After being the victim of a sexual assault crime, Amanda made it her mission to write the laws that didn’t exist to protect her.

     
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    • 40 min
    Meet the Hosts: Debra Messing and Mandana Dayani

    Meet the Hosts: Debra Messing and Mandana Dayani

    In the first episode, Debra and Mandana introduce the inspiration behind The Dissenters and how they built their list of the top 20. They also reveal their personal backgrounds, commitment to activism and some very embarrassing anecdotes.
     
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    • 36 min
    Glennon Doyle: The Love Warrior, on Getting Untamed

    Glennon Doyle: The Love Warrior, on Getting Untamed

    Debra and Mandana sit down with Glennon Doyle to discuss the power of anger and how to become untamed. They learn how Glennon found her purpose through community, honesty, and love. She also shares how she went on to build a foundation that has raised over $25 Million for families in crisis.
     
    Produced by Dear Media. 

    • 54 min
    The Dissenters Trailer

    The Dissenters Trailer

    Get a sneak peek of The Dissenters with Debra Messing and Mandana Dayani - premiere episodes launching May 21! 

    • 2 min

Customer Reviews

4.0 out of 5
502 Ratings

502 Ratings

Classy1O1 ,

Real and Powerful

I think everyone goes through a lot of the same things, and we are all just to embarrassed to speak on it! I love hearing real people talk about real problems and becoming a superstar without all the glitter!

Sandygee ,

Thank you, important conversations here.

Great job here! Loved the interview with Glennon Doyle. Keep up the good work.

LenaJones77 ,

Brilliant

Thank you for sharing and uplifting the stories of powerful inspiring women!! I LOVE Amanda + Glennon, and can’t wait for the rest of the heroes

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