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Coming up on Connections: Monday, December 2

Dec 2, 2019

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First hour: Discussing the Katie Hill story and the debate over intimate photos

Second hour: Happy Holidays or Merry Christmas?

The resignation of Congresswoman Katie Hill has sparked debate over intimate photos -- who takes them, who shares them, and whether it's good advice to warn people against having them. Speaker Nancy Pelosi reportedly warned younger staff against having nude photos, considering the possible damage. But some activists contend that this is a form of victim blaming; they also see a generational divide. One writer on Twitter said, "I don't know any woman under the age of 40 who hasn't taken nude pics." So what are the lessons from the Hill story? In studio:

  • Dr. Pebble Kranz, M.D., medical director of the Rochester Center for Sexual Wellness
  • Megan Peterson, bar manager and women's studies major

Then in our second hour, Happy Holidays or Merry Christmas? Our panel takes an interfaith look at the holiday season, and the ways we communicate with each other. Panelists representing Christian, Muslim, and Jewish faiths will present their own religious traditions during an upcoming event, but first they discuss those traditions on Connections. We explore how faiths differ and what they have in common. We also discuss the often-invoked "War on Christmas" and the like. Our guests:

  • Muhammad Shafiq, director of the Hickey Center for Interfaith Studies and Dialogue at Nazareth College
  • Hava Leipzig Holzhauer, executive director of the Konar Center for Tolerance and Jewish Studies at Nazareth College
  • Jimmy Reader, minister with the United Church of Pittsford