Episode 1

Published on:

6th Dec 2019

001: Meet Aisha Hauser

In our inaugural episode, we interview By the Sound Co-Host Aisha Hauser. She shares stories of resilience and courage in her struggles with faith, her sacrifices for love, and her search for community. Aisha then tells us about The F*ck It Diet, by Caroline Dooner. Finally, we take our first look at the Seattle Freeze.

Episode 001 is hosted by Chelsea Alvarez, Aisha Hauser, and Sarah Mayes. Special thanks to amyk@iddesigned.com, who brought our logo ideas to life. THANK YOU AMY!!!

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Santana - Smooth ft. Rob Thomas (Official Video)

Two Guys

SEIU 775

Unitarian Universalist Association

The F*ck It Diet, by Caroline Dooner

The Body Is Not An Apology

Health at Every Size

“Most people in Seattle are from somewhere else. So what does that say about the ‘Seattle Freeze’?” by Gene Balk

Demographer heartthrob, Gene Balk

Ijeoma Oluo

Show artwork for By the Sound

About the Podcast

By the Sound
Seattle's community-invested podcast
Aisha Hauser, Raven Juarez, and Sarah Mayes meet with the brightest minds in Seattle and the PNW for storytelling, new ideas, and inspiration. The hosts discuss art and pop culture, as well as local news and politics.

By the Sound is a community-invested podcast that uses listener donations to support the show's guests and co-hosts while building community for listeners. You can join our Seattle-based community at https://patreon.com/ByTheSound
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About your hosts

Aisha Hauser

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Aisha Hauser is a self proclaimed LOUD TALKER, both literally and figuratively. As an accomplished religious educator, facilitator, author and advocate of equity and justice, she has made waves calling out bullshit in all its forms. One friend named her a "Purveyor of Joyful Shitstorms."
Along with working to dismantle institutional racism, Aisha LOVES to teach, train and talk about healthy sexuality! Aisha is an approved trainer for the Our Whole Lives sexuality education program. This is a sex affirming and sex positive program offered in Unitarian Universalist and United Church of Christ congregations all over the U.S. and Canada.
Aisha was born in Egypt and has lived in five different states and three different countries.

Raven Juarez

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Born and based in Seattle, Raven Juarez is a contemporary native artist, teacher, and presenter.

Juarez attended Sarah Lawrence College in Bronxville, NY and spent a year abroad in Florence, Italy, to study painting, drawing, print-making as well as Italian art and film history. She graduated in 2013 with a BA in the liberal arts, with concentrations in Child Psychology/Development and Visual Arts.
Raven is the Lead Preschool Teacher at a small Creative Arts Preschool in North Seattle. In her free time, she teaches private art classes, hosts and facilitates community events, and creates her own work which can be viewed at ravenjuarez.com.

Sarah Mayes

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A lifelong political nerd, Sarah Mayes has worked for four lawmakers; most recently at Seattle City Council. Sarah earned her BA in History from Reed College, and has spent nearly half of her life working in libraries. Sarah is a transgender woman, and a single mother of two boys. She has lived in Seattle since 2006.

Chelsea Alvarez

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Chelsea Alvarez writes things for money. She has raised children, grown flowers, and eaten cruciferous vegetables in the PNW since time immemorial. Hit her up for tips on lipstick shades, uses for Karam’s Garlic Sauce, and sponsorship opportunities.