Man Up: What Does It Mean to Be a Man in the New Millennium?

Surprise! Narrow Gender Stereotypes Aren’t Good for Men Either.

Being a man today means more than John Wayne and flannel: As women’s roles in society change for the better, it’s time to ask whether old-fashioned masculinity does more harm than good.

HowtoBeaDad.com’s Charlie Capen, The Good Men Project’s Joanna Schroeder, and TakePart Live daily contributor Tehran Von Ghasri join host Jacob Soboroff and guest cohost Will Weldon to discuss modern conceptions of masculinity, why telling a boy to “be a man” isn’t the same as teaching him to be strong, and the critical importance of beards.

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