Aired 3/21/18

In this episode, Rocky Mountain PBS investigates how the national #MeToo movement is affecting people living in Colorado. From the state legislature, which recently expelled a member for sexual harassment, to the state department with the most sexual harassment complaints, what is being done to combat sexual harassment and gender discrimination? Insight also examines a local lawsuit filed after a male supervisor spanked his apprentice while she was trying to work at her plumbing job. Plus, a roundtable of experts discusses the ramifications of coming forward years after an incident.

Watch the full episode above and see the reports below for more information on each topic. 


Insight Reports

Despite Video and #MeToo, Alleged Victim Still Feels Vulnerable

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Hannah Frederick had one thing most people who say they’ve been sexually harassed don’t: Her accused harasser was caught on camera. But even so, the plumber’s apprentice is fearful for her career after reporting the allegation.

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Harassment in Colorado Government Goes Beyond Statehouse

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Nearly three of every thousand Colorado state government agency workers have filed a sexual harassment claim at work in the past five years, a Rocky Mountain PBS investigation found.

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#MeToo in Context

RMPBS's Laura Frank interviews Pardis Mahdavi, PhD. Dr. Mahdavi is Acting Dean of the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver. She shares insights from her studies of the #MeToo movement and relates it to other social movements around the world.

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Insight with John Ferrugia is in-depth, independent and incisive. John and a team of investigative journalists present thoroughly researched stories of significance to Colorado.