Behind Closed Doors
Tell Me More discusses issues that people usually keep private.
A third of rhinoplasty patients have body dysmorphic disorder, a new study says. Those with BDD are preoccupied with an imagined physical defect that others can't see — concerns that interfere with daily life. Michel Martin discusses BDD's effects on communities of color with plastic surgeon Anthony Youn.
August 15, 2011 This "Behind Closed Doors" segment explores how Catholic parishes should respond to domestic violence. Guest host Tony Cox speaks with the Rev. Charles Dahm, an associate pastor of St. Pius V Parish in Chicago, and domestic violence survivor Elia Carreon.
July 11, 2011 In his new memoir Transparent, Don Lemon writes about growing up in racially divided Louisiana, being molested as a child, and discovering the true identity of his father. In this Behind Closed Doors segment, host Michel Martin speaks with Don Lemon about his memoir, and how writing it led to his coming out as a gay man.
May 9, 2011 Los Angeles County's Men's Central Jail is the largest jail in the country. The American Civil Liberties Union closely monitors the facility and says it should be closed because of overcrowding, violence and a dress code that singles out homosexual inmates. In this "Behind Closed Doors" segment, host Michel Martin discusses the harsh life in the Men's Central Jail with ACLU Executive Director Anthony Romero.