70 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

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.

    Helping Survivors Share Their Stories ft. Shereese Floyd

    Helping Survivors Share Their Stories ft. Shereese Floyd

    For some survivors and victims, sharing their story is part of their healing journey. Some survivors and victims may then use their story to help educate others, advocate for change, or raise awareness. But how can they do this? And how can we help them on this journey? This week we chat with Shereese Floyd to discuss just this!

    For more information on Shereese, head to her website www.shereesefloyd.com and find her on LinkedIn!

    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. 

    • 43 min
    Sexual Violence Advocacy Ft Katie Koestner

    Sexual Violence Advocacy Ft Katie Koestner

    Katie Koestner was on the cover of TIME Magazine at age 18 as the first to speak out nationally and publicly as the victim of “date” rape. Katie is the subject of an HBO movie and has lectured at over 5000 schools and universities around the world. Ms. Koestner is the founder of Take Back The Night Foundation, an international organization working to end sexual violence, support survivors and raise awareness. Join us as we talk with Katie about what advocacy and prevention looked like at the start of her career and what things we can all do to help victims and survivors!

    For more information on Katie, head to her website Katiekoestner.com and find her Facebook and Twitter! Also check out her podcast, the "Dear Katie Podcast", on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or wherever you get your podcasts!

    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. 

    • 37 min
    Creating Community for Victims and Survivors ft Madi Heather

    Creating Community for Victims and Survivors ft Madi Heather

    Madeleine (Madi) Heather is a feminist, activist, survivor of child sexual assault and creator and host of the podcast Reclaim Me. Reclaim Me is a podcast where survivors of abuse and trauma can tell their stories freely, reclaiming their voice, reclaiming the narrative, and reclaiming control. With the vision, that all victim survivors have the freedom to tell their story; and through doing so, will provide valuable insight and education, destigmatizing assault and breaking down the many barriers experienced by survivors.

    To learn more about Madi, find her on Instagram and Twitter. Find her podcast on Instagram and use her Linktree to find her survivor group and podcast, Reclaim Me, or find it wherever you get your podcasts!

    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. 

    • 52 min
    Assault in the Military ft. Jakia Lindley

    Assault in the Military ft. Jakia Lindley

    From an early age, Jakia Lindley dreamed of being a judge, an attorney, or somehow being a part of something bigger than herself. She joined the military in 2010 and is currently a Staff Sergeant in the U.S. Air Force. Lindley studied criminal justice and psychology at the American Military University before switching her focus to business management. Aside from writing, her passions in life are uplifting others, teaching as a Certified Master Resiliency Trainer and as a Certified Department of Defense Sexual Assault Victim Advocate, fine food and wine, art, music, and last, but certainly not least, binge-watching her favorite shows.

    For more information about Jakia, find her on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, or on her website jmlindley.com.

    Order Jakia's book, The War At Home on her website or find it on Amazon!

    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 1 min
    Helping Men Have Healthy Relationships ft Kimberly Nina Hill

    Helping Men Have Healthy Relationships ft Kimberly Nina Hill

    We all have a desire that once we get into a relationship for it to be a healthy one. Sometimes there are things that stand in the way of that and sometimes that thing is US. This week we sat down with Kimberly Nina Hill, a Certified Dating & Relationship Coach and Master Neurolinguistic Practitioner, to discuss how we can help men attract and keep healthy, loving relationships and not get in our own way!

    For more information on Kimberly, head to her website kimberlyninahill.com and find her on Instagram @Kimberlyninahill! Also check out her podcast "The Self-Confidence Project" here or wherever you get your podcasts!

    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 4 min
    Noelle's Story ft. Noelle

    Noelle's Story ft. Noelle

    Noelle is a 22-year-old Psychology student who loves to travel the world. After a personal incident of trauma that occurred during her time abroad, she experienced the importance of a strong support system firsthand. Hear her story and learn how the support from those around her helped her healing journey!

    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 4 min

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