Earlier this week, The Good Men Project’s Mike Kasdan sat down with Jared Yates Sexton to chat about the state of the our world – from politics to the way we raise our children to mental health to gender issues – and his new book ‘The Man They Wanted Me To Be.’
Sexton’s book explores those interconnected issues through the lens of toxic masculinity.The resulting article, ‘The Man They Wanted Me To Be’: GMP Sits Down with Jared Yates Sexton To Talk About His Book and Toxic Masculinity’, was largely based that far-ranging 30 minute conversation between Mike and Jared.
We present that complete conversation here – a companion piece to the article – in podcast (audio) form:
“The idea of toxic masculinity is a lie. Everyone knows it. Everyone feels it. No one wants to say it. But once you can, it opens everything up.”
Photo Credit: Jared Yates Sexton and The Good Men Project