The Loud Women’s Club podcast is a celebration of the opinionated. Hosted by Melissa Huston, we find and support our voices by discussing the timely issues of society, culture, and politics. Welcome to the club.
What's been comforting you through these dark times? Have you read any good books? Fell in love with a television series? The Loud Women share their picks for binge worthy material.
From 9-11, to Afghanistan, to Texas abortion law; the Loud Women are MAD and letting it all out in this episode. With so much violence and oppression against women, you'll be confused if we're talking about the Taliban or the U.S. government....and you'll be mad too.
Some students are already back to school, others join in after Labor Day. We thought COVID would be behind us right? But instead we're watching people implode over vaccines and mask mandates. The Loud Women weigh in on the craziness that encompasses the return to school.
From lack of pockets to lack of "Fs"....the Loud women talk about what it means to be a woman in 2021: The unrealistic expectations, the fear of failure, the fragility of our bodies, and the ability to still find time for joy.
Sometimes you gotta vent. The Delta variant of COVID paired with kiddos going back to school is making this a particularly stressful time. The Loud Women shine a light on mental wellbeing and how they are keeping it together the best they can.
From mental health, to protests, to uniforms, the women of the 2020/21 Olympic Games are speaking out and being LOUD! Let's take a look at the longstanding misogyny of the games, and how athletes are just not having it anymore.
Tammy Payne is now 6 years out from her initial diagnosis of stage IV breast cancer. Through her blog, she is open and honest about her struggles and triumphs. From unexpected physical tolls, to the emotional and financial costs, to friendship and working through treatment.
This week we are joined by two legal legends in the fields of abortion and human rights. Kathryn Kolbert and Julie F. Kay have co-authored a new book, "Controlling Women: What We Must Do Now to Save Reproductive Freedom." With the Supreme Court set to hear a controversial abortion case, could this be the end of protections under Roe V. Wade? Kitty and Julie share their suggestions for the current reproductive rights movemen...
Dr. Janus Adams is an Emmy Award-winning journalist, historian and author. She is a pioneer of African-American and women's programming. What better person to join the Loud Women to discuss teaching black history. Plus, Nicole's tribute to actress Cicely Tyson.
We just celebrated the 4th of July and the Loud Women are thinking about what it means to be a patriot. It is entirely possible to love your country while questioning history and protesting injustice. So why do so many people feel threatened by the criticism?
Whether you became a parent in your 20s or 40s, or made the choice to be child-free, women have all kinds of opinions on motherhood. From societal pressures to internet shaming, the Loud Women share their experiences grappling with having children.
It's PRIDE month and the Loud Women are celebrating! This is an honest and frank discussion about what it means to be part of the LGBTQ community, and be a supportive ally. A shout out to https://www.thetrevorproject.org which provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to LGBTQ young people under 25. 1-866-488-7386.
For centuries women have adorned their skin with cosmetics to alter their appearance. Is it personal preference or societal pressures that cause us to layer on the products? Are we compelled to conform to beauty standards or are we empowered to reject the pressures to look a certain way?
If you hear someone say something racist....do you call them out on it? What if friend makes a sexist joke on social media? Or what if your boss is making wildly inappropriate comments? When is it the right time to say something? The Loud women talk about speaking out, and how sometimes that comes at a cost....a privilege not everyone can afford.
The Loud Women prove that civil discourse is still possible when debating guns in America. We examine the nuances of gun regulation and legislation all while having differing opinions on gun ownership. Please note this episode touches on gun violence and suicide. The suicide prevention hotline is 800-273-8255.
As we crawl our way out of a pandemic, many women are concerned about social re-entry. It's hard enough to navigate the world of adult friendships without the added pressures of technology, social media, and plain being out of practice. This week the Loud Women are joined by friendship coach Danielle Bayard Jackson who gives us insight on maintaining those important connections.
Cancel culture has permeated our society. From abandoning brands, boycotting sports, and notifying employers of abhorrent on-line behavior. It appears on both sides of the issues and is supported by our access to social media. Is it aggressive and combative? Or is it simply time to hold people accountable?
With COVID restrictions beginning to lift, many women are thinking about taking a trip. But would you take a vacation alone? From trekking cross country, to dining alone; the Loud Women talk about their comfort levels when it comes to solo travel.
It's Mother's Day weekend and the Loud Women are talking about self-care. From reading a good book, receiving therapy, going to the gym or taking a trip to Target....self-care is self-defined, and even more important during a pandemic.
On the heels of the Derek Chauvin trial, the Loud Women look back at the history of police reform, and contemplate what it would take to make a better future.?
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It’s a lighthearted nightmare in here, weirdos! Morbid is a true crime, creepy history and all things spooky podcast hosted by an autopsy technician and a hairstylist. Join us for a heavy dose of research with a dash of comedy thrown in for flavor.
You know what's long, tedious and boring? Surgery. You know what isn't? This new podcast! Join Scrubs co-stars and real-life best friends Zach Braff and Donald Faison for a weekly comedy podcast where they relive the hit TV show, one episode at a time. Each week, these BFFs will discuss an episode of Scrubs, sharing behind-the-scenes stories and reminiscing on some of their favorite memories from filming. They’ll also connect with Scrubs super fans and feature beloved show cast members for exclusive interviews.