Growing up in a devout Jehovah’s
Witnesses community, Matthew Olson struggled to come to terms with
being gay. When he finally started listening to himself instead of
those around him, a new life began - but at a high cost.
About the Podcast
Listeners is a show about the craft and power of listening. We talk with media and communication experts, thought leaders, doers, and innovators whose ideas can amplify the quality of our dialogue and interactions. Listeners is produced by the Agora Journalism Center, the gathering place for innovation in communication and civic engagement at University of Oregon's School of Journalism and Communication.