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Ashley and Joanna create a safe platform for women to be heard

Ashley and Joanna create a safe platform for women to be heard
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Ashley and Joanna create a safe platform for women to be heard

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English


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Women of Alabama React to the Anti Abortion Law

5/23/2019
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The sisters discuss the Heartbeat Bill recently passed by Alabama and Georgia, the most restrictive abortion ban in the United States. They explore the origins of abortion laws and how we got to where we are today. They then share the stories of women in the state of Alabama whose voices were missing from the abortion conversation.

Duration:00:31:59

Why So Much Hate for Brie Larson?!

5/10/2019
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The sisters discuss the potential reasons for all the hate surrounding Brie Larson. Has the public come to expect certain behavior from Hollywood and Hollywood actors? Does the public want actors to keep their opinions to themselves? And why are people still surprised that female led films can be as successful as male led films?

Duration:00:30:00

The Ugliest Betrayal

5/3/2019
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Joanna and Ashley discuss the stereotype that women are meaner towards women than men are to women. Why do we feel the need to compete with each other? Is it because of biology, insecurities, low self-esteem, self-worth? Or are women just programed to be mean? How can women change this narrative? The girls share their own experiences and current cultural events surrounding the topic.

Duration:00:31:38

To Manifest, or Not to Manifest?

4/25/2019
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This week on Listen to Her the girls discuss manifestation, can anyone do it? Joanna talks about the confusion and anxiety of not knowing which direction to move her life in. Ashley talks about the struggle of pursuing her dreams. The girls turn to manifestation for help. Even if you're not spiritual, does it work?!

Duration:00:33:07

The Influence of the Photographer

4/17/2019
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Has the objectification of women in photography throughout history & today influenced the way women now choose to portray themselves on Social Media? Joanna and Ashley discuss with Joanna's friend, Jess, listening to her opinions, experiences, and preferences as an active photographer.

Duration:00:39:41

Anxious About Being Anxious?

4/10/2019
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Anxious About Being Anxious? by Ashley & Joanna

Duration:00:40:24

The Year of the Scammer

4/3/2019
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Is 2019 the Year of the Scammer?! Ashley and Joanna are joined by their friend Paige to discuss the numerous scams that have come to light including Elizabeth Holmes, USC and the college admissions scam, and others. And it's only April!

Duration:00:31:15

What's the Chance of Romance?

3/27/2019
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What's the Chance of Romance? by Ashley & Joanna

Duration:00:32:36

Decluttering the Home, and the Soul - with Mara Clements

3/20/2019
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Decluttering the Home, and the Soul - with Mara Clements by Ashley & Joanna

Duration:00:37:56

An Impossible Standard

3/13/2019
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An Impossible Standard by Ashley & Joanna

Duration:00:32:51

Define Your Feminism

3/6/2019
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Define Your Feminism by Ashley & Joanna

Duration:00:33:46

The Fall of R Kelly; a Culture of Abuse

2/27/2019
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R Kelly is finally (decades into his reign of terror) getting what he deserves... arrested. Ashley and Joanna are back with an episode discussing the latest on R Kelly following the release of the documentary "Surviving R Kelly" (0:50). Staying on the theme of R Kelly and the culture that enables him and those like him, Ashley shares a wonderful post by Nick Cannon in which he apologizes to women as a whole and sets forth a challenge to men to support the women in their lives and industries...

Duration:00:43:57

The Weird American Work Life! Also Online Dating Part 2

2/20/2019
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The Weird American Work Life! Also Online Dating Part 2 by Ashley & Joanna

Duration:00:36:39

Too Much, or Too Little?

2/13/2019
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Too much makeup, too little. Too sexy, too casual. Too skinny, too fat. We just can’t win! Ashley and Joanna are back to talk about the pressure of being a woman in the modern world. But first they detour to Jay’s first online dating date! (0:20). Ash asks Jay to relate her experiences on getting judged based on her clothing (3:40). Ash then talks about dressing down and not wearing makeup on purpose so she wouldn’t get hit on by men, which apparently is still impossible(7:00). Barf. Then...

Duration:00:39:00

The Good, the Bad, the Ugly. Super Bowl Ads and the Myth of Super Bowl Sex Trafficking

2/6/2019
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It's that time of year again! The national holiday known as Super Bowl Sunday. Ashley and Joanna discuss the issues surrounding Super Sunday that really matter; the food, the commercials, and of course the sex trafficking. Talk about tonal shift! The girls start with the most popular SB food from different states around the country (1:20), and then go in to the break down of the best and worst commercials in regards to representation of women and minorities and how this super Sunday stacked...

Duration:00:37:26

BONUS Ep! Winter Blues, Bitching, and That Bloody Polar Vortex! #mood

2/2/2019
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We interrupt our regularly scheduled Wednesday podcast to bring you a special episode! What's it about? You guessed it, winter blues! This polar vortex really sucks, and it's making the girls miserable! Ash woke up angry at the weather, and the girls fought it out! Then they set up the mics and talked it out (1:50). What do you do when it's winter and awful? (7:05). Don't worry men, you're in this too. Jay shares an article about scientific research that shows that women feel seasonal...

Duration:00:29:59

Cats. Coffee. Confidence.

1/30/2019
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Ashley and Joanna talk coffee and confidence! They bring on one of the Zanetta's of the world (seriously, they have their own Facebook page!)(0:28). Kitty Town Coffee! www.kittytowncoffee.com Zanetta shares the origin of the names of her coffee roasts and how her journey from college led her to starting a business and eventually to a coffee roastery (1:55). The girls discuss going on a journey of self discovery and how to listen to the universe and ourselves to reveal what we are called to...

Duration:00:39:10

Art, Community, and Birthing Creative Consciousness

1/23/2019
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Vania Hardy joins Joanna and Ashley on the show to talk about art! Vania’s work was recently selected by the YWCA of the greater Harrisburg, PA area for their yearly fundraiser (0:52). Vania shares her journey into painting (6:15), and her gradual transition in to abstract painting (10:43). Ash and Jay ask her to describe what Live Painting is, and what sort of feedback she’s received from the community (13:50). The girls discuss art and the community, how community has shaped Vania’s art...

Duration:00:29:25

Online Dating Fails!

1/16/2019
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Online dating time!! Ashley and Joanna are joined by Joanna’s friend Kaitlyn to discuss the perks and perils of online dating (0:48). Kaitlyn and Jay share stories of their tag team ups on various dating sites (1:20). The girls lament the disappearing men of the online dating world (3:48). Men vs Women! The girls discuss how guys use dating sites versus how girls do (5:04). The honest guy and his message on the entitlement of men online (6:38). Articles! E Harmony and The Dangers of Texting...

Duration:00:31:42

New Year New Woman

1/9/2019
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Ashley and Joanna kick the New Year off right!...with a podcast. They start with New Years Resolutions (0:24). Ashwagandha! (3:30). Joanna talks about her New Years Resolution to have better and stronger boundaries, with an accompanying article about saying NO. (4:26). "Things I've Learned to Say to Boys and Men in 2019" (10:05) The girls dive in to men lacking awareness when talking with and about women (15:09). Movie Industry bias! (17:35). Jay and Ash talk about women's movements in the...

Duration:00:25:35