105: Masculinity in the Age of #MeToo
Published April 5, 2018
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    What is masculinity?
    It's a question that's not easy to answer. But it's an important one for parents and educators of boys to tackle because the primary question for all boys, is "What is it to be a man?"
    In this episode, Jen & Janet discuss:

    * So-called "toxic masculinity" & the idea that boys are "broken"
    * Healthy masculinity
    * Changing expectations of boys and men
    * How to help boys wrestle with dueling definitions of masculinity

    Links we mentioned (and more!) in Episode 105
    Teenage Brothers on Sex, Social Media, and What Their Parents Don’t Understand, part of The Cut's series, How to Raise a Boy

    Michael Kimmel and Lisa Wade Discuss Toxic Masculinity

    The Boys Are Not All Right, by Michael Ian Black

    #DownWithManUp & #YesAll, by Jennifer L.W. Fink

    Joe Ehrmann on “Be a Man” (TEDx talk)

    The Art of Manliness (podcast)
    What does masculinity mean to you? How do you help boys wrestle with the concept of masculinity? Leave a comment below.
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