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Sexual Harassment And Assault: Has Anything Changed Since #MeToo?

What do the reactions to, and coverage of, the Deshaun Watson lawsuits tell us about how people view the problem of sexual assault? How do we forward the national conversation and continue to understand the impact of sexual misconduct and violence?


An emotional Ashley Solis speaks at a press conference on Tuesday, April 6, 2021. Solis is the first woman to publicly identify herself after accusing Deshaun Watson of sexual assault in a lawsuit.


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A total of 22 women have filed lawsuits accusing Deshaun Watson of sexual misconduct.

Recent allegations against Florida congressman Matt Gaetz and New York governor Andrew Cuomo have also made disturbing, high profile headlines.

Has anything changed since the Me Too movement?

Where are we currently, as a country, in understanding sexual harassment and assault?

Are we evolving at all in the way we treat accusers and the accused?

Today, experts join us to discuss these issues and more, and to field listeners’ questions.

Craig Cohen fills in for Ernie Manouse.

Guests are:

Diana Moskovitz:

Leticia Manzano:

Houston Public Media reporter Matt Harab also joins Craig with latest developments in the Watson case.

Texas Department of Family Protective Services: 1-800-252-5400
Houston Area Women’s Center Domestic Violence Hotline: (713) 528-2121
Houston Area Women’s Center Sexual Assault Hotline: (713) 528-RAPE (7273)

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While growing up in Chicago and Houston, Catherine’s love for art, music and creative writing was influenced by her teachers and parents. She was once concertmaster of the Clear Lake High School Orchestra and a four-time violinist of the Texas All-State Symphony. A graduate of the University of Chicago, Catherine...

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