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Connections: Discussing the Katie Hill story and the debate over intimate photos

Dec 2, 2019

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