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, OITO asks: What does it take to reinvent yourself? Piya speaks with people who have reinvented family, community, identity and appearance... and finds out what steps they took to do it.
This week, we bring you Out in the Open: The 'Everything I Learned About Life I Learned from Sports' edition. Piya speaks with people who have discovered big things about racism, gender, mental health and more both from the sidelines and the stadium.
This week, Piya and the Out in the Open team take a faithful journey into infidelity and ask: Why does cheating hurt so much?
When Rachel Dolezal was outed as a white woman who identifies as black in June 2015, she inadvertently started an important conversation about race. With the launch of her memoir, Piya tries to understand the story that sparked so much hurt and outrage.
In August 2016, a 22-year-old Indigenous man named Colten Boushie was shot and killed on a farm in rural Saskatchewan. Piya sits down for an exclusive interview with Boushie's family, and explores what the case says about all Canadians.
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.