Episode 8,  Mar 01, 2021, 05:00 AM

Being a teenage boy in the ‘20’s is challenging – you are either accused of possessing massive privilege or there is well-founded concern about how you are doing, with rates of depression, suicide, risky behaviour and body dysmorphia rising sharply in young men.

In this episode we get real with teenage boys about what it’s like living the ‘20’s and the very real consequences of being pressured to be Alpha, what they think of girls, sexual politics, social media, role models, feminism and much more! We hear a shocking story about an assault at high school and how a teenage boy responded to that – when his closest male friends were involved. Most discussions about young masculinity dart around the edges – this gets to the heart of the matter. We also chat to author of ‘The Problem with Men’, podcaster and comedian, Richard Herring about young men, masculinity and his infamous campaign on International Women’s Day.

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