Marquette Poll Results, Rise In Unpaid Medical Bills, How Youth Feel About Gender Norms Today

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A new study that surveyed adolescents finds that 79 percent of youth say sexism is a big problem or somewhat of a problem. We hear what the new gender rules are from our guest. We also learn about Wisconsin’s rising costs of unpaid medical bills and find out what the latest Marquette poll brings.

Featured in this Show

  • Latest Marquette Poll Results

    With less than a month before voters go to the polls in the 2018 midterm elections, we talk to the director of the Marquette Law School Poll about the latest results released Wednesday.

  • Unpaid Medical Bills In Wisconsin Rising, Top $1 Billion In 2017

    Unpaid medical bills in Wisconsin rose to $1.1 billion in 2017, reversing a downward trend that began several years earlier. We talk with a WPR reporter about what’s behind the shift and how costs for uncompensated care get passed on.

  • New Poll Finds Boys Still Feel Constricted By Gender Norms, Girls Less So

    A new study that asked adolescents ages 10 to 19 to rate their feelings towards things like gender equality, gender identity and gender roles found that while girls have been empowered and told they can pursue whatever kind of life they would like, boys are still feeling more constricted by gender norms like being strong and athletic. We learn more from a reporter and an author of the study.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Rachael Vasquez Producer
  • Dean Knetter Producer
  • Natalie Guyette Producer
  • Charles Franklin Guest
  • Shamane Mills Guest
  • Claire Cain Miller Guest
  • Tresa Undum Guest