Podcast Episodes

“Promising Young Woman”

Approximately 1 in 5 women are sexually assaulted while in college. Emerald Fennell’s Oscar nominated thriller “Promising Young Woman” is a comedic, tragic and poignant take on blame and rape. Warning, this episode talks about sexual assault. If you or someone you know needs support, 1-800-656-4673. 

Where Are My Pockets?

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. 

Sex Trafficking

Sex trafficking happens in our own back yard, and there are very few targeted resources available to the young people who are exploited. We are joined by Gillian Wood, the founding director of Resilience Rising which combats the commercial sexual exploitation of children in the United States by providing residential and mentoring programs with opportunities for …

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Beauty Standards

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?

Alive at Stage 4

Tammy Payne is now 6 years out from her initial diagnosis of stage 4 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. 

Death Doula

The collective loss experienced in the past year has forced many of us to confront grief. This week, the Loud Women talk with Jill McClennen, a death doula, who helps people process and even prepare for loss and death. Plus, a Loud Woman in History who became an advocate in the civil rights movement after …

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