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The Brian Lehrer Show

35 of Bill Cosby's Accusers on the Cover of NY Mag

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

New York Magazine editor Adam Moss discusses what went into making this week's sobering cover story, which features 35 of the 46 women who have accused Bill Cosby of sexual assault.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

The Complex Dynamics of Open Adoptions; ‘White People’ on MTV; The Power of Negotiation

Thursday, July 23, 2015

The dynamics of open adoptions; an increase in NYC's hourly wage; a spike in assaults on subways; Jose Antonio Vargas' documentary on race; and the power of negotiating with terrorists.

The Takeaway

Sen. Gillibrand: Obama Failing on Military Sexual Assault Reform

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

The Defense Authorization Bill is back, and so is Senator Gillibrand on the issue of military sexual assault.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Brian Lehrer Weekend: Women's World Cup, Ralph Nader, Christine Quinn

Friday, June 05, 2015

Three of our favorite segments from the week, in case you missed them: Women's World Cup (First) | Ralph Nader (Starts at 20:36) | Christine Quinn (Starts at 43:22)
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The Takeaway

'Campus Cover-Up' Goes Inside Sexual Assault Hearings

Thursday, June 04, 2015

A new documentary from VICE on HBO explores sexual assault on college campuses and goes where few journalists have ventured—inside the adjudication process.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Christine Quinn on 'Enough is Enough'

Wednesday, June 03, 2015

Christine Quinn advocates on behalf of the governor's efforts to extend the sexual assault policies recently instituted in public universities to New York's private colleges.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Christine Quinn; SCOTUS Decisions; TPP Questions Answered

Wednesday, June 03, 2015

Christine Quinn discusses sexual assault policies on college campuses; your trade questions answered; SCOTUS decisions to watch; NYC's uptick in gun violence; and "matching markets."

The Takeaway

Meet the Army's First Female Four-Star General

Tuesday, May 05, 2015

Ann Dunwoody was the first woman to become a four-star general in the U.S. Army. She discusses what her position as a female in the military has taught her about leadership.

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WNYC News

Sexual Assault Decision Expected at Skidmore College

Thursday, March 19, 2015

The administration is expected to decide soon whether a male student who was found to have violated the school's sexual misconduct policy may re-enroll.

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The Takeaway

Sexual Assault on Campus: A Panic?

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

The White House has made tackling sexual assault on college campuses a top priority, but some are critical of the response seen at some universities.

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The Takeaway

No Remorse, No Signs of Change: How Sexual Violence Thrives in India

Tuesday, March 03, 2015

In 2014, a 20-year-old woman in West Bengal alleged she was gang raped by 13 men on the orders of her village's tribal council. Journalist Sonia Faliero investigated her story.

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WNYC News

New Videos Warn Inmates of Rape

Monday, February 23, 2015

The videos feature interviews and advice from current inmates in the hope of preventing others from experiencing sexual assault in prison.

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The Takeaway

College Campuses: A 'Hunting Ground' for Rapists

Monday, February 23, 2015

The new film "The Hunting Ground" looks at the rape epidemic on college campuses, and how colleges contribute to the issue by deliberately erasing the truth.

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WNYC News

Sen. Gillibrand Takes Columbia Activist to State of the Union

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

The junior Senator from New York hopes holding schools responsible for campus sexual assault will be on the president's agenda in 2015.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Where Rolling Stone Went Wrong with the UVA Rape Story

Monday, December 08, 2014

Looking at how Rolling Stone's apology for the UVA expose will affect victims who report sexual assaults.

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The Takeaway

Calls For Reform As Military Sexual Violence Persists

Friday, December 05, 2014

A Pentagon report released this week shows that 62 percent of people who reported sexual assault or rape in the military were retaliated against.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

The Grave Mishandling of Campus Rape

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

News of a brutal rape at the University of Virginia has led to a temporary suspension of all fraternities. But will curbing frat life put a stop to sexual assault?

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The Brian Lehrer Show

What to Make of the Allegations Against Bill Cosby

Monday, November 24, 2014

More than 18 women have come forward with stories of sexual abuse or inappropriate behavior by Cosby, who established a wholesome reputation in the 1980s. Writer Roxane Gay weighs in.

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On The Media

Her Name is Rehtaeh Parsons

Friday, November 21, 2014

Rehtaeh Parsons's name became synonymous in Canada with online sexual cyber-bullying after her suicide following two years of torment. But now, saying her name is illegal.

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WNYC News

Princeton Failed in Responding to Student's Sexual Violence Complaints

Wednesday, November 05, 2014

The federal government says the university is in violation of Title IX regulations.

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