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n How It Is women tell our own stories, in our own words, and share the truths we've learned and lived through. Hosted by Diane Guerrero, you’ll hear from Tarana Burke, Krista Tippett, Gabrielle Union, Ellen Pao and Lena Waithe, among many others. Inspired by #MeToo, Times Up and the shifting balance of power, this season we’re talking about anger, gray areas, finding our voices, freedom and owning our power. Brought to you by Reese Witherspoon and Hello Sunshine.

n How It Is women tell our own stories, in our own words, and share the truths we've learned and lived through. Hosted by Diane Guerrero, you’ll hear from Tarana Burke, Krista Tippett, Gabrielle Union, Ellen Pao and Lena Waithe, among many others. Inspired by #MeToo, Times Up and the shifting balance of power, this season we’re talking about anger, gray areas, finding our voices, freedom and owning our power. Brought to you by Reese Witherspoon and Hello Sunshine.
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n How It Is women tell our own stories, in our own words, and share the truths we've learned and lived through. Hosted by Diane Guerrero, you’ll hear from Tarana Burke, Krista Tippett, Gabrielle Union, Ellen Pao and Lena Waithe, among many others. Inspired by #MeToo, Times Up and the shifting balance of power, this season we’re talking about anger, gray areas, finding our voices, freedom and owning our power. Brought to you by Reese Witherspoon and Hello Sunshine.

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English


Episodes

Power, with Lena Waithe, Glennon Doyle and Ellen Pao

5/16/2018
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This is our season finale. We end on a powerful note as Lena Waithe breaks down the importance of giving zero f**ks; author Glennon Doyle reflects on raising boys and changing the world; and Ellen Pao explains how she gained power when she took a stand against sexism in Silicon Valley. Hosted by Diane Guerrero. And stay tuned for more How It Is, coming soon! We want to hear YOUR story. Find us @hellosunshine on Instagram and Twitter and hello-sunshine.com. #HowItIs

Duration:00:32:54

Freedom, with Krista Tippett and Nichole Bowen-Crawford

5/9/2018
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Freedom is a journey, not a destination. What is the work we need to do to become free, and what are we trying to get free from? In this episode, On Being host Krista Tippett drops some serious wisdom about the process of becoming free; and Army veteran Nichole Bowen-Crawford shares how she found her way to healing as a survivor of PTSD and sexual assault in the military. Hosted by Diane Guerrero. We want to hear YOUR story. Find us @hellosunshine on Instagram and Twitter and...

Duration:00:23:25

Our Voices, with Monica Ramirez, Gabrielle Bellot, and Molly Schiot

5/2/2018
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Who is allowed to speak? Who gets to be heard? In this episode we’re talking about how we find our voices and speak out. Mónica Ramírez, Alianza Nacional de Campesinas co-founder, makes sure female farmworkers’ voices are heard in the #MeToo conversation; writer Gabrielle Bellot explains why speaking out isn’t always easy; and filmmaker Molly Schiot tells us about an amazing group of women athletes who used their voices for change. We also hear from Executive Producer Reese Witherspoon who...

Duration:00:26:34

Episode 2: The Gray Area, with Anna Holmes, Kayla Whaley, and Jenny Yang

4/25/2018
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The issues that matter most are never simple. Journalist and Jezebel founder Anna Holmes discusses the online outrage culture that drowns out nuance (and her own role in creating it); writer Kayla Whaley explains her longing to be catcalled (even though she doesn’t want to be harassed); and comedian Jenny Yang embraces her complexity (while she sometimes feels guilty for it). Hosted by Diane Guerrero. Brought to you by Reese Witherspoon and Hello Sunshine. We want to hear YOUR story. Find...

Duration:00:24:26

Episode 1: Our Anger, with Gabrielle Union, Rebecca Traister, and Tarana Burke

4/25/2018
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Anger can be destructive — but it can be constructive, too. This episode explores the range of women’s anger and features a chorus of women’s voices on what anger means to them; #MeToo founder Tarana Burke and journalist Rebecca Traister on the power of women’s collective anger, and their joy; and a personal story from actor Gabrielle Union. Hosted by Diane Guerrero. Brought to you by Reese Witherspoon and Hello Sunshine. We want to hear YOUR story. Find us @hellosunshine on Instagram and...

Duration:00:34:04

Trailer

4/18/2018
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Executive Producer Reese Witherspoon and our host, Diane Guerrero, introduce the first season of How It Is, a series of stories inspired by the global conversation around #MeToo. You will hear stories exploring anger, the gray area, speech, freedom and power. Get ready. We want to hear YOUR story. Find us @hellosunshine on Instagram and Twitter and hello-sunshine.com. #HowItIs

Duration:00:04:11

Coming Soon! How It Is

4/15/2018
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Reese Witherspoon's production company, Hello Sunshine, is coming out soon with its very first podcast. You'll hear women tell their own stories, in their own words. In this teaser, Reese tells us How It Is.

Duration:00:01:49