Christine Emba – Talking to a Feminist About Masculinity

Modern Wisdom | 7 August 2023 | 1h 32m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Christine Emba about her essay Men Are Lost. Here’s a map out of the wilderness. Discusses why it’s come down to a woman to raise the topic of men’s issues, why making men and women equal is good but overreaching into making men and women the same is terrible, whether it’s harder to be a man in 2023, the biggest issues that boys and men are facing, why it is women who are dominating the narrative on what it means to be masculine, why the only “non-toxic” suggestions for masculinity just look a lot like traditional femininity, and more.

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Caitlin Moran: What About Men?

The Book Club | 12 July 2023 | 0h 51m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Caitlin Moran about her book What About Men? Having written one of the bestselling works of popular feminism of the last 20 years – How To Be A Woman – she turns her attention to the other half of the population. Discusses how to reboot masculinity for the 21C, why she felt she needed to write such a book, and what qualifies her to do so; why she thinks young men are turning against feminism; what she says to the people who accuse her of trading in stereotypes; and why she thinks Jordan Peterson is a poor excuse for a ‘public intellectual’.

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The Myth of Toxic Masculinity, with Nina Power

The Brendan O’Neill Show | 3 February 2022 | 0h 59m | Listen Later | iTunes | Spotify
Interview with Nina Power about her book What Do Men Want? Masculinity and its Discontents Discusses why we need to recover masculine virtues, the terror of the #MeToo movement, and why there is nothing progressive about the transgender movement.

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Man Up

Hidden Brain | 1 October 2018 | 0h 42m | Listen Later  | iTunes
Male workforce participation is falling, in part due to men’s reluctance to move into sectors traditionally viewed as women’s work. Explores definitions of masculinity; research that suggests that manhood is “hard to earn and easy to lose”; and the compensations deployed by men undertaking traditionally female work.

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