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I Am Speaking

I Am Speaking

I Am Speaking is a podcast focused on the lives of “othered” Americans. The goal of this podcast is to hear, share, and amplify the voices of Americans--both citizens and noncitizens-who have felt like outsiders in their homes. Hosted by first-generation Indian-American sisters, I Am Speaking highlights the unique experiences of people who feel or have been marginalized by the current US cultural hegemony in their communities.

Recent Episodes

Evan & Tara Are Speaking - Being True to Yourself

March 29, 2023

Unpacked is a podcast exploring life as messy people. It’s conversations with counsellors, industry leaders, all storytellers discussing their experiences of being human. They talk about the strength that comes from big mess…

Kosha Is Speaking - Severe Anxiety

March 22, 2023

Hello, Listeners! Shailushi here... introducing you to this week's guest, my beloved co-host Kosha Carstens.  Kosha has shared her diagnosis of Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) on our podcast.  This week, I spoke to her in…

Shailushi Is Speaking- Mental Wellbeing After Cancer

March 15, 2023

What happens when there is not a biochemical imbalance in our brains? No low dopamine or suboptimal serotonin to explain our mental health challenges? Yet, life keeps happening to us and the “slings and arrows of outrageous …

We Are Speaking w/ Brittany Squillace About Grief

March 8, 2023

”We bereaved are not alone. We belong to the largest company in all the world--the company of those who have known suffering.” - Helen Keller  There are few things as isolating as grief, both in death and non-death loss. But…

Casey Is Speaking (More) - Part 2

March 1, 2023

“I literally put everything out there… My hope is for those that listen may hear it and not just feel sadness for this kid…but maybe you might hear yourself at times in it and feel a bit more connected…a bit more seen. And b…

Casey Is Speaking

Feb. 27, 2023

To meet Casey now, you’d think this man has got it made - a great job, recently finished his college degree, living in Chicago, engaged to be married, has an awesome dog. And you would be right - things look pretty good for …