51 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
    • 5.0 • 11 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.

    Tools to Understand Abuse

    Tools to Understand Abuse

    Abuse can a difficult thing to understand, especially for people who haven't experienced it. This week we dive into a discussion on that theories are available to help people understand abuse and what their strengths and weaknesses are.

    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. 

    Music credits: 
    The Vendetta by Stefan Kartenberg (c) copyright 2018 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) License. http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/JeffSpeed68/58628 Ft: Apoxode 

    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. 

    • 41 min
    Domestic Violence 101

    Domestic Violence 101

    With October being Domestic Violence Awareness Month, we felt it was time to revisit the basics of domestic violence!

    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. 

    Music credits: 
    The Vendetta by Stefan Kartenberg (c) copyright 2018 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) License. http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/JeffSpeed68/58628 Ft: Apoxode 

    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. 

    • 43 min
    "Tulips" and Domestic Violence in Men ft. Michael Beakhouse

    "Tulips" and Domestic Violence in Men ft. Michael Beakhouse

    Conversations around domestic violence are often framed with men as the perpetrators but that isn't always the case. This week we sat down with Michael Beakhouse to discuss his audio drama "Tulips" that challenges audience stereotypes when it comes to domestic violence.

    Find "Tulips" the audio drama here: bit.ly/Tulipsdrama
    And be sure to follow Michael on Facebook and Twitter at @tulipstheplay!

    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. 

    Music credits: 
    The Vendetta by Stefan Kartenberg (c) copyright 2018 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) License. http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/JeffSpeed68/58628 Ft: Apoxode 

    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. 

    • 48 min
    John's Story and Male Victimization

    John's Story and Male Victimization

    Sexual assault is often framed as happening only to women, which couldn't be farther from the truth. This week we are joined but John Krotec as he shares his story of victimization, his journey toward healing, and we discuss how "traditional masculinity" plays a barrier role in healing for male victims.

    For more information on John and the amazing work that he is doing, head to JohnTKrotec.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 Sexual Assault Helpline at 1-800-656-4673 or RAINN.org

    Music credits: 
    The Vendetta by Stefan Kartenberg (c) copyright 2018 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) License. http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/JeffSpeed68/58628 Ft: Apoxode 

    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. 

    • 56 min
    The Intersection of Disability and Domestic and Sexual Violence

    The Intersection of Disability and Domestic and Sexual Violence

    Domestic and sexual violence impact everyone but certain things about us can create different and unique vulnerabilities to it. This week, our hosts discuss disability and how disabilities add unique challenges to those experiencing domestic or sexual violence.

    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. 

    Music credits: 
    The Vendetta by Stefan Kartenberg (c) copyright 2018 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) License. http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/JeffSpeed68/58628 Ft: Apoxode 

    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. 

    • 36 min
    Women In Sports

    Women In Sports

    With the Olympics coming to a close, our hosts tackle to topic of women in sports, how they are represented, discussed, and treated simply for being women in sports.

    Find the Respect Her Game report we mention this week HERE.

    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 Sexual Assault Helpline at 1-800-656-4673 or RAINN.org

    Music credits: 
    The Vendetta by Stefan Kartenberg (c) copyright 2018 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution (3.0) License. http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/JeffSpeed68/58628 Ft: Apoxode 

    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. 

    • 39 min

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11 Ratings

11 Ratings

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Great hosts and even better content! Highly recommended.

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