'An Era Of Not Talking About It': How Conversations About Sex, Consent Changed With Time

Oct 1, 2018

From social media to Capitol Hill, conversations about sexual assault are dominating the national dialogue, taking a topic that for decades was taboo to the center of public debate.

 

We asked how these conversations have gone with your loved ones.


 

Lisa Myers taught high school in Georgia for more than a decade. She told us about growing up in an era when practically no one talked about sex.

 

We also heard from Donna Munday, a Gen Xer who lives in the Atlanta area with her husband, daughter and son. Munday described how her own experience with sexual violence altered her perspective. 

 

Zosima Castañeda, a millennial and a new mom, told us how she hopes the conversation about sexual assault changes in the future.