Comedian Louis C.K. is coming to Madison this weekend to perform five shows at Comedy on State. There’s been a lot of local buzz about this, with many criticizing the venue for inviting him given the sexual harassment allegations revealed in 2017. For today’s show, Carousel Bayrd hosts a roundtable discussion of Louis C.K., “cancel […]
In the wake of the budding #MeToo movement in 2017, feminist philosopher Kate Manne published her timely and critically-acclaimed debut about misogyny, Down Girl. She’s back this year with a new book, Entitled: How Male Privilege Hurts Women. Today, we host Kate Manne on the show for a conversation about male entitlement and how it affects […]
The phrase “coming out” has its origins in the debutante balls “or coming out parties” aristocratic young women traditionally held to announce their entrance into high society and their eligibility for marriage. But, starting at the turn of the twentieth century, gay subcultures began appropriating the term, and now the idea of “coming out” to […]
As the conversation around #MeToo continues, we take a look at the sexual violence experienced by low-income workers and university students. Our guests are investigative reporter Bernice Yeung and UW–Madison students and survivors Naomi Venezia and Ana. Together with listener callers, they share their powerful stories of rape and sexual assault on campus and in […]
Wednesday host Lilada Gee takes your calls relating to sexual assault awareness. She speaks with callers about getting help for potential perpetrators, speaking out and the triggering effect for some #MeToo survivors, resources for kids to report assault, and getting politicians to address sexual assault by looking at its economic impact.
Lindsay Christians, an arts and food journalist with The Capital Times, is a respected and thorough observer of Madison’s restaurant scene, but never thought she’d be the one to write an investigation of sexual harassment in the food industry. “I started to realize that when it came to the sourcing and how I wanted to go […]