Episode 1: The SWGL crew travels to San Francisco to meet with Dr. Kelsey Crowe, an empathy expert and co-author of There is No Good Card For This. Kelsey walks Graham through several techniques of how to become a better listener, even if he disagrees with the person speaking.
Straight White Guy Listening - Konnor
Episode 2: In Sacramento, the SWGL crew put their new listening skills to use with Konnor, a transgender man of color. Passionate and charming, Konnor challenges Graham's thinking on race and gender identity.
Straight White Guy Listening - Nusrat
Episode 3: Nusrat, a Los Angeles-based immigration lawyer, explains the legal complexities facing asylees, refugees and other immigrants coming to the US. Drawing upon her own background, Nusrat paints a picture of compassion for those leaving their homeland.
Straight White Guy Listening - Emily, Atsuko & Anna
Episode 4: at The Pack, an underground comedy theater, Graham meets with his friend Sunanda and a group of female comedians: Anna Cecilia, Atsuko Okatsuka, and Emily Candini. They discuss the different expectations for women in entertainment, what they find funny, and why diversity matters.
Straight White Guy Listening - ShiShi
Episode 5: A return to the show's inspiration, the #SWGL crew meets with activist ShiShi Rose in New York City for episode 5, the most provocative episode yet, to reflect on difficult topics like white supremacy, systematic oppression, and privilege.