Links to today’s show transcripts:
Tomi-Ann Roberts on Her Encounter with Harvey Weinstein & the Shame Women Feel After Assault
As movie mogul Harvey Weinstein is fired by his own company and more women come forward accusing him harassment, sexual assault and rape, Tomi-Ann Roberts, professor of psychology at Colorado College, talks about her “petrifying” encounter with Harvey Weinstein in 1984, when she was an aspiring actress. Today, her academic research includes the psychological consequences of the sexual objectification of women and girls.
Louise Godbold: “My Encounter with Harvey Weinstein and What It Tells Us About Trauma”
Two shocking investigations by The New Yorker and The New York Times revealed a slew of rape and sexual assault allegations against disgraced and now-fired movie producer Harvey Weinstein, who had been one of the most powerful men in Hollywood for decades. We speak with Louise Godbold, who recently wrote a blog post titled “My Encounter with Harvey Weinstein and What It Tells Us About Trauma,” calls on others to believe and support survivors of sexual assault and harassment, saying, “We need to educate everyone about trauma.”
NBC Reportedly Axed the Harvey Weinstein Story as Hollywood Made Rape Survivors the Butt of Jokes
As part of a roundtable discussion on the rape and sexual assault allegations against disgraced and now-fired movie producer Harvey Weinstein, journalist Irin Carmon, who wrote an essay titled “Women shouldn’t trust the men who call themselves allies,” offers her views.