76 episodes

Bringing up domestic violence and sexual assault in conversation usually leads to awkward silence – but not here. Hosts Ally, Shawn, and Amanda are on a mission to spark dialogue and change culture. Each episode will explore topics that affect violence, gender roles, and social norms in America.

Touchy Subjects Podcast Ally, Shawn, and Amanda

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.9 • 15 Ratings

Bringing up domestic violence and sexual assault in conversation usually leads to awkward silence – but not here. Hosts Ally, Shawn, and Amanda are on a mission to spark dialogue and change culture. Each episode will explore topics that affect violence, gender roles, and social norms in America.

    All About Homelessness

    All About Homelessness

    Domestic and sexual violence and homelessness often go hand in hand. Those who experience homelessness are more likely to experience domestic or sexual violence and visa versa. With November being Homeless Awareness Month, Shawn and Amanda chat about homelessness, the different types, those most at risk, and what we can do to address it.

    If you would like more information on homelessness, head to Nationalhomeless.org! If you or someone you know is experiencing homelessness, head to the Homeless and Housing Resource Center website, hhrctraining.org!

    Stay up to date with our episodes and happenings by following us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, and please email any questions or feedback to TouchySubjectsPodcast@gmail.com or head to our website TouchySubjectsPodcast.com.

    If you or someone you know wants assistance please call the National Hotline at 1−800−799−7233 or visit https://www.thehotline.org or the National Sexual Assault Helpline at 1-800-656-4673 or RAINN.org.

    Music credits: 
    Uplifting Summer by Alex_MakeMusic (2021) Licensed under a Pixabay License. 
    http://pixabay.com/music/dance-uplifting-summer-10356/

    The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are the host's own and might not represent the official views and opinions of the agencies in which they represent. 

    • 28 min
    Creating Space for Men to be Vulnerable ft Dr. Otis McGresham

    Creating Space for Men to be Vulnerable ft Dr. Otis McGresham

    Engaging men in violence prevention doesn't have to be difficult, but we have to change how we get them in the door and the messages we give them. We sat down with Dr. Otis McGresham to discuss how we can start to build spaces for men to be vulnerable and, in turn, get them engaged in violence prevention.

    Stay up to date with our episodes and happenings by following us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, and please email any questions or feedback to TouchySubjectsPodcast@gmail.com or head to our website TouchySubjectsPodcast.com.

    If you or someone you know wants assistance please call the National Hotline at 1−800−799−7233 or visit https://www.thehotline.org or the National Sexual Assault Helpline at 1-800-656-4673 or RAINN.org.

    Music credits: 
    Uplifting Summer by Alex_MakeMusic (2021) Licensed under a Pixabay License. 
    http://pixabay.com/music/dance-uplifting-summer-10356/

    The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are the host's own and might not represent the official views and opinions of the agencies in which they represent. 

    • 49 min
    All About Title IX ft Cara Tuttle Bell

    All About Title IX ft Cara Tuttle Bell

    Title IX (9) can be confusing for many people so we brought in our friend and Title IX expert Cara Tuttle Bell to explain what Title IV is, how is it used, and why it is so important to schools!

    For more on Cara and her books, find her on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, or on her website at Caratuttlebell.com!

    Stay up to date with our episodes and happenings by following us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, and please email any questions or feedback to TouchySubjectsPodcast@gmail.com or head to our website TouchySubjectsPodcast.com.

    If you or someone you know wants assistance please call the National Hotline at 1−800−799−7233 or visit https://www.thehotline.org or the National Sexual Assault Helpline at 1-800-656-4673 or RAINN.org.

    Music credits: 
    Uplifting Summer by Alex_MakeMusic (2021) Licensed under a Pixabay License. 
    http://pixabay.com/music/dance-uplifting-summer-10356/

    The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are the host's own and might not represent the official views and opinions of the agencies in which they represent. 

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Horror Movies and Their Messaging ft Michael Beakhouse

    Horror Movies and Their Messaging ft Michael Beakhouse

    It's spooky season and that means horror movies! Horror movies are far more than mindless slashers and things that go bump in the night, they can actually be a tool to educate viewers about what victims of violence experience and much more! Michael Beakhouse joins us again for this ghoulishly good episode!

    Stay up to date with our episodes and happenings by following us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, and please email any questions or feedback to TouchySubjectsPodcast@gmail.com.

    If you or someone you know wants assistance please call the National Hotline at 1−800−799−7233 or visit https://www.thehotline.org or the National Sexual Assault Helpline at 1-800-656-4673 or RAINN.org.

    Music credits: 
    Uplifting Summer by Alex_MakeMusic (2021) Licensed under a Pixabay License. 
    http://pixabay.com/music/dance-uplifting-summer-10356/

    The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are the host's own and might not represent the official views and opinions of the agencies in which they represent. 

    • 1 hr 31 min
    Helping Men Use Vulnerability to Strengthen Relationships ft. Dai Manuel

    Helping Men Use Vulnerability to Strengthen Relationships ft. Dai Manuel

    When we are vulnerable, we can see improvements in the relationships we have with partner, friends, and family. So why is it that vulnerability in men is seen as a weakness and not a strength? This week we discuss this very concept with our friend Dai Manuel!

    For more information on Dai find him on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter or head to his website DaiManuel.com!

    Stay up to date with our episodes and happenings by following us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, and please email any questions or feedback to TouchySubjectsPodcast@gmail.com.

    If you or someone you know wants assistance please call the National Hotline at 1−800−799−7233 or visit https://www.thehotline.org or the National Sexual Assault Helpline at 1-800-656-4673 or RAINN.org.

    Music credits: 
    Uplifting Summer by Alex_MakeMusic (2021) Licensed under a Pixabay License. 
    http://pixabay.com/music/dance-uplifting-summer-10356/

    The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are the host's own and might not represent the official views and opinions of the agencies in which they represent. 

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Change and Growth Through Vulnerability ft. Dai Manuel

    Change and Growth Through Vulnerability ft. Dai Manuel

    As men, we are taught that vulnerability is a weakness but what if that isn't true? What if a willingness to be vulnerable with ourselves and others is how we can change and grow to being a better version of ourselves? This week we discuss with health and lifestyle mentor Dai Manuel the importance of vulnerability and change!

    For more information on Dai find him on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter or head to his website DaiManuel.com!

    Stay up to date with our episodes and happenings by following us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, and please email any questions or feedback to TouchySubjectsPodcast@gmail.com.

    If you or someone you know wants assistance please call the National Hotline at 1−800−799−7233 or visit https://www.thehotline.org or the National Sexual Assault Helpline at 1-800-656-4673 or RAINN.org.

    Music credits: 
    Uplifting Summer by Alex_MakeMusic (2021) Licensed under a Pixabay License. 
    http://pixabay.com/music/dance-uplifting-summer-10356/

    The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are the host's own and might not represent the official views and opinions of the agencies in which they represent. 

    • 47 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
15 Ratings

15 Ratings

bigpapi420 ,

Great idea

Such a good listen! Love to hear people talking about the things society feels we should be quiet about. I’ll be tuning in every week from here on out!

JustGrip ,

Informative!

Great hosts and even better content! Highly recommended.

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