#Metoo has led many people to share their experiences with sexual harassment and sexual assault. It’s sparked conversations and controversy and maybe even cultural change. Unsettled: Mapping #Metoo is a podcast from Iowa Public Radio dedicated to conversations about the impact of #MeToo and what comes next.
Tarana Burke Talks About The Movement She Started
Last October, the hashtag #MeToo became a rallying cry. Almost overnight, social media exploded with people sharing their stories of sexual assault and sexual harassment. During this episode of Unsettled: Mapping #MeToo, we hear from Tarana Burke, the founder of the #MeToo movement.
Yes Means Yes, But Also, What Do You Like?
Since #MeToo went viral, there's been a growing conversation surrounding consent, and we see "yes means yes" winning over "no means no," as a way to ask about having sex.
What's a Gentleman to Do?
More than one high-profile politician, or worried mother, has voiced the concern that "it's a scary time to be a young man in America," post #MeToo. And it's true that the movement has left young men and women with a giant mess of ever-changing expectations to navigate when it comes to dating and negotiating sex.
The Case of Mollie Tibbetts, Murdered While Running
In July of 2018, 20-year-old Mollie Tibbetts of Brooklyn, Iowa went out for a run and never came home. More than a month later, her body was found in a cornfield.
Defining the "Man Box" and Breaking it Down
#MeToo continues to be a powerful conversation starter about power dynamics and gender roles, and phrases like "toxic masculinity" are becoming mainstream.
More Than the Birds and the Bees, Talking to Kids about #MeToo
Talking to kids about sex has long been a challenge for parents, and these conversations often focus solely on the prevention of pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases.