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Modern Manhood: The Podcast

This podcast will mostly concentrate on the lives and viewpoints of many different male voices talking about their own masculinity. The biggest problem we have as males is that we don't talk about our own experiences and problems about our own manhood. And that being a man now looks a lot different that it used to be, or that we think it is.

This podcast is supported by NextGenMen (nextgenmen.ca) and the Alberta Podcast Network. You can also find it at modernmanhood.org

So how we balance being a father, a brother, a son, and an ally in the modern world? That's what I want to talk about. If you would like to be on the podcast to talk about masculinity and your experience pls email me at modernmanhoodpodcast@gmail.com

Dec 19, 2016

Sometimes, stress and anxiety lead people to addiction and the feeling that you are isolated, especially dealing with your ideas of masculinity. The feeling that you cannot talk to another guy because they might not understand, or push you away, or make you feel awkward. This brings me to the guest in this week’s...


Dec 10, 2016

Last month, I got a chance to meet the makers of number 1 rated podcast in Vue Weekly’s best of, the Awesome Hour. And As it turns out they are just laid back, chill guys who love to gab and have a tight brotherhood together. I really wanted to dive deep in what made their friendship tick, and also how they view...


Nov 28, 2016

Burlesque isn’t just for women and Greg Caswell and his band of “boylesques” are trying to change the way you look at high heels. Greg is the founder of the all male burlesque troupe, Man Up, who not only empower themselves with their high heels, but show a different kind of masculinity. One that they feel works...


Nov 18, 2016

Just like I promised you last week, we have part 2 of the interview with Harrisson Oakes, PhD student of masculinities from the University of Waterloo. In this part we chat about his life in Mexico, how we can teach masculinities in schools and in daily life, and also he shares a powerful experience in which he...


Nov 11, 2016

Today on this show, we have PhD student from the University of Waterloo in Waterloo Ontario, Harrison Oakes. Harrison studies the roles of threat and defense in prejudice (e.g., masculinity threat and subsequent homophobic behavior/cognition) and the interaction of power and status with anxiety in shaping cognition and...