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. 

Latest from Out in the Open

This week, we bring you Out in the Open: The 'Everything I Learned About Life I Learned from Sports' edition [read: a sports show that's not really about sports at all].
Why do we let our names define who we are? The Out in the Open team explores the baggage, rules, pride and complications that come along with that thing you're called.
We exercise it away, medicate it, and trick our brains into pretending it's not there. But for some people, there is great value in experiencing physical pain. Out in the Open looks at pain's place in the human condition.
As Canada marks 150 years as a country, Piya speaks with people about the words that so often live on the left side of our national identities and their relationship to the identifier on the right, 'Canadian.' So, what is the state of the hyphen today?
Shaving, waxing, threading, plucking, sugaring, electrolysis... We've come up with so many ways to get rid of something so natural and spent a whole lot of time and money doing it. This week, Piya asks: Why do we care about body hair?
For most of us, our fears inspire anxiety, sadness and suppression. But sometimes... you're forced to face them. This week, Piya asks: How do you move forward after your worst fear comes true?
From the clothes you wear, to the food you can afford to put in your body... money pervades the choices you make, and how you're seen in the world. This week, Piya asks people across the economic spectrum: How does money define you?
It's tough, deeply personal, layered with politics... and it's estimated that a quarter of pregnancies end in it. So this week, Piya and the OITO team ask: Why don't we talk about pregnancy loss?
Shame. It burns when you feel it. But the pain and humiliation is something else when being shamed is blown up for the world to see. This week, Piya asks: What are the consequences of public shaming?
Shame. It burns when you feel it. But the pain and humiliation is something else when being shamed is blown up for the world to see. This week, Piya asks: What are the consequences of public shaming?