Shumita Basu appears in the following:
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
The New York City Alliance Against Sexual Assault asked young people what messaging they've received about sex and relationships. Many said: We wish our parents would talk to us more.
Friday, February 09, 2018
There are 20 athletes competing in the 2018 Winter Olympics from New Jersey and New York. Get to know your local Olympians before you cheer them on!
Thursday, February 08, 2018
We spoke with American teens whose parents immigrated from South Asia and the Caribbean about how their families expect them to handle situations around sex and sexual assault.
Wednesday, February 07, 2018
All week, listeners have been sharing their stories about growing up in America with immigrant parents, and the conversations they've had about sex, consent and relationships.
Tuesday, February 06, 2018
We're collecting stories about how people who grew up in America with immigrant parents have discussed street harassment with their parents.
Monday, February 05, 2018
Immigrant communities are commonly underserved by traditional "sex ed" messaging, which often lacks cultural literacy. Hear young people talk about getting - or not getting - "The Talk."
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
We heard from a few listeners who work in construction about how gender dynamics and harassment play out on work sites. But we want to hear from more of you. Leave a voicemail or tweet!
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Listeners offer up their best two-line rhymes of advice for newly-sworn-in New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy.
Monday, January 15, 2018
Teenagers talk about what community service means to them and recommend various volunteering experiences, from community gardening to delivering meals to seniors.
Friday, January 12, 2018
Have you ever disclosed your salary to a coworker in the interest of transparency? Listeners respond with stories about what conversations have been sparked in their workplaces.
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
New Jersey is now the only the state in the country where it's illegal to pump your own gas. Join this low stakes debate: Is it time for the Garden State to embrace self-service?
Tuesday, January 09, 2018
Pay equity is having a banner week, from Iceland to the BBC to the Golden Globes. Tell us what conversations you're having with your coworkers about your salaries.
Monday, January 08, 2018
Several New York activists attended the Golden Globes as guests of actresses, to call attention to their causes and the Time's Up movement to combat sexual harassment.
Tuesday, December 26, 2017
And are there unwritten rules for locals vs. tourists when it comes to pay-as-you-wish policies at some city museums? Join our debate. Admission is free.
Friday, December 22, 2017
Why do grown-ups throw truth out the window (or up the chimney) at Christmastime? "George" is our code word for Santa. You may not want to listen to this with little kids around.
Thursday, December 21, 2017
Interview the oldest person and the youngest person at your end-of-the-year gathering and ask them: what's the best thing that happened to you in 2017?
Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Johnny Fox, who swallowed swords at the Coney Island Freak Show and ran the Freakatorium on the Lower East Side, died at 64 due to liver cancer.
Thursday, December 14, 2017
Some presents stand the test of time. Listeners share their stories of giving or getting gifts, from the super utilitarian to the super sentimental.
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
Often, when we first get a gift, we don't have a sense of whether it'll change our lives. Listeners use 20/20 hindsight to share enduring, life-changing gifts they've given or gotten.
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
WNYC Studios has a new podcast out for kids. It's called "Pickle," and it explores philosophy and ethics. WNYC's Shumita Basu cohosts.