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Historian Henry Louis Gates Jr. On DNA Testing And Finding His Own Roots
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33. How to Get A Rape Kit
This is not another depressing AF story about the rape kit backlog. Instead, unladylike hero and sexual assault nurse examiner Trisha Sheridan tells Cristen and Caroline everything we didn't know we needed to know about what's in a rape kit and how could these forensic tools restore consent, dignity and justice to patients. Plus, we discover the very surprising funding source for America's first rape kits! TW for rape and sexual assault. Hear exclusive bonus episodes of Unladylike on Stitcher Premium! Use promo code "UNLADYLIKE" at stitcher.com/premium for a free month trial.Unladylike: A Field Guide to Smashing the Patriarchy and Claiming Your Space is available now, wherever books and audiobooks are sold. Follow Unladylike on social @unladylikemedia. Subscribe to our newsletter at unladylike.co/newsletter. This episode is brought to you by the new podcast UnErased, Bumble BFF [bumble.com/unladylike], Living Proof [livingproof.com/unladylike with code UNLADYLIKE], Fossil [fossil.com/unladylike] and Ulta Beauty [ultabeauty.com].
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Ep.140 | A Special Guest, The Booming Economy & Whoopi Talks "Rape Rape"
Communication strategist Giancarlo Sopo joins the program Senate cuts off debate on Kavanaugh, making his confirmation all but certain It's the one-year anniversary of the start of the #MeToo movement - The cast looks back on a chaotic twelve months Jobs report still consistent with strong economy even as employment gains slow, economists say Orrin Hatch waves off female protesters demanding to speak with him - Of course, outrage ensues... Poll shows almost half of millennial Democrats identify as either socialist or democratic socialist Manufacturers on pace for most bullish year ever amid lower taxes and deregulation Donald Trump, Jr. says he worries for his sons' futures - Whoopi Goldberg implies his sons have abusive "tendencies" "Rape Rape" - Whoopi said something markedly different about Roman Polanski...
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What happened when we tested thousands of abandoned rape kits in Detroit | Kym Worthy
In 2009, 11,341 untested rape kits -- some dating back to the 1980s -- were found in an abandoned warehouse once used by the Detroit police to store evidence. When this scandal was uncovered, prosecutor Kym Worthy set a plan into action to get justice for the thousands of victims affected. In this powerful, eye-opening talk, Worthy explains how her office helped develop an innovative program to track and test these kits -- and calls for a national effort to help solve the problem of stockpiled rape kits.
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