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Defining 'locker room talk'




An old gym locker room.
An old gym locker room.
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The Trump campaign is defending the contents of the “Access Hollywood” tape, in which candidate Donald Trump talks explicitly about uninvitedly grabbing women’s crotches and kissing them without permission, by characterizing the comments as “locker room talk.”

On AirTalk, we will speak with listeners about the nature of so-called locker room talk. On the recording, Trump brags that his star status allows him to get away with grabbing women without them being able to stop him.

We'll open up the phones to find out what kinds of locker room talk you overhear. How common is it, what does it typically constitute, and do Trump's comments fit within your understanding of the term?