Host Anita Rao talks with Emma Ward, a songwriter, producer and community manager, about her experience getting facial feminization surgery — a series of procedures that shape brows, cheeks or chins to appear more feminine — to align internal and external appearance.
Stuttering occurs in every culture with a spoken language. So why do many communities treat it as a source of shame? Two speech-language pathologists and a comedian help Anita question cultural assumptions about stuttering and explore the growing movement to embrace speech diversity.
Host Anita Rao reconnects with the woman who changed her thinking on incarceration: her college thesis adviser Ashley Lucas. Ashley, a professor of theatre and drama at the University of Michigan, reflects on her father's 20-year prison sentence and the untold stories of families navigating incarceration from the outside.