Today, we’re tackling one of the more controversial and unspoken angles of the gender equality discussion: the struggles men face. More specifically, how the innate nature of “male privilege” has consequently shrouded many of the staggering statistical inequities men face in many areas, including poverty, mental health and death.
This conversation may be triggering, but I encourage you to listen to its entirety to gain the full spectrum of the various angles of context we discussed. The only way to achieve equality is to listen and learn from everyone.
This episode features myself and two amazing humans from two very different backgrounds, Chelsea Wallace and Greg Ryder. Both here to listen and speak about their honest feelings and experiences regarding gender equality and privilege. The conversation was incredible – well balanced, compassionate and full of enrichment (and tears) for all of us. It’s one of my favourite episodes I’ve ever done, and the most uncomfortable.
In this episode we’re talking about:
This is part of my Room To Grow™ “After Dark” series which tackles particularly controversial and purposely uncomfortable topics in a well-rounded, roundtable forum. I’d love to keep talking about this topic and hear your thoughts – please DM or email me anytime (contacts below)
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Podcast: Room to Grow Podcast
TheTinMen on Instagram (post about measuring inequality)
Seerut K. Chawla on Instagram (controversial Men’s Mental Health post)
BBC: Education stats
Forbes: Workplace mortality stats
Podcast Producer: Adam Liefl
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