Out in the Open is an adventurous and wide-ranging weekly show about the nitty-gritty of real life. Host Piya Chattopadhyay and her team look at how one timely topic is affecting regular people, and invite listeners to join in on the conversations we need to have ... out in the open. 

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This week, Out in the Open brings you some very real talk about faking it. Piya speaks with people peddling lies — and people buying them — to find out: What's the effect of deception?
When you can see symptoms, hear pain, touch scars you can sympathize with sickness. But sometimes, it wears a mask. This week, Piya speaks with people whose disabilities, disorders and diseases live beneath the surface.
In the wake of civilian shootings and harassment claims on the force, many are calling on law enforcement to change. Out in the Open explores how police are changing, how some think they should, and how the job changes the human wearing the uniform.
This week, Out in the Open asks: What does it take to challenge the status quo? Piya speaks with people who chose to fight the way things are in media, politics, health, on the streets and in day-to-day life.
40. It's the age society says we should be established... then have a mid-life crisis... and then, well, consider ourselves half-way to death. But there's a whole lot more to the number than that.
You can't change the past. But can you ever leave it behind? This week, we bring you stories of criminal, familial, traumatic and famous pasts that some are struggling to let go, and others are trying to repair.
Being told you don't belong... sucks. This week on Out in the Open, Piya Chattopadhyay talks to people who've been forced to leave in all kinds of different ways and asks: What can you learn from being "pushed out"?
Last week, Out in the Open dove into things moms experience but don't feel like they can always express. In this second half of our two-part exploration of parenting stigmas, we give fathers the mic and ask: What can't dads say?
Motherhood can be joyous, beautiful and fulfilling. It can also be hard, tedious and full of judgement. In the first of two shows on parenthood, Out in the Open hears from some moms about their complicated relationship to motherhood.
From not holding the door, to entire histories of discrimination...we use the same word to try and make up for it all. This week, Piya puts those five letters Out in the Open and asks: What is 'sorry' worth?