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A Time Magazine Top 50 podcast: “The show serves an important purpose: Encouraging men and women to enter a productive dialogue with one another”. Hosted by Nas and Dan (aka Nastaran Tavakoli-Far and Daniel Carroll). https://www.thegenderknot.com/

A Time Magazine Top 50 podcast: “The show serves an important purpose: Encouraging men and women to enter a productive dialogue with one another”. Hosted by Nas and Dan (aka Nastaran Tavakoli-Far and Daniel Carroll). https://www.thegenderknot.com/
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A Time Magazine Top 50 podcast: “The show serves an important purpose: Encouraging men and women to enter a productive dialogue with one another”. Hosted by Nas and Dan (aka Nastaran Tavakoli-Far and Daniel Carroll). https://www.thegenderknot.com/

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Vulnerability – final round

6/9/2019
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You’ve been writing to us about vulnerability following our previous two rounds and we’re going to delve into your thoughts and experiences. This journey started with us talking about men and vulnerability in relationships. Now we want to know if vulnerability culture is useful at all, and how does it benefit or hold back men and women differently. Hosts: Nastaran Tavakoli-Far and Daniel Carroll Producers: Sam Baker and Jonathan Blackwell Additional links: Patreon page – support the podcast...

Duration:00:26:16

Matt Stadlen on men talking about sex

6/2/2019
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LBC radio host Matt Stadlen joined us to chat vulnerability recently. This time we go into men talking about sex: how much and how do men really talk about sex and how does this impact their relationships? Guest: Matt Stadlen, journalist and LBC radio host, tune into his show here: https://www.lbc.co.uk/radio/presenters/matt-stadlen/ Hosts: Nastaran Tavakoli-Far and Daniel Carroll Producers: Sam Baker and Jonathan Blackwell Additional links: Patreon page – support the podcast for the cost of...

Duration:00:37:19

How do we talk about rape?

5/26/2019
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Author of the book ‘Rape’ Mithu Sanyal fills us in on ways we can approach talking about rape and giving support, and why consent culture is tricky in societies where we are taught not to express our needs and desires clearly in the first place. Guest: Mithu Sanyal, author of the book ‘Rape: from Lucretia to #MeToo’, get a copy here https://amzn.to/2WrqnEi Hosts: Nastaran Tavakoli-Far and Daniel Carroll Producers: Sam Baker and Jonathan Blackwell Additional links: Patreon page – support the...

Duration:00:32:34

Vulnerability Round 2

5/19/2019
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We recently talked to LBC’s Matt Stadlen about vulnerability and how especially men can struggle with this in relationships. We delve back in and also hear your thoughts and experiences with opening up. Hosts: Nastaran Tavakoli-Far and Daniel Carroll Producers: Sam Baker and Jonathan Blackwell Additional links: Patreon page – support the podcast for the cost of a coffee! https://www.patreon.com/thegenderknot Write to us at: thegenderknot@gmail.com The Gender Knot podcast and Facebook Group...

Duration:00:21:49

Mark Manson on modern life

5/12/2019
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The hit author talks about his new book ‘Everything is fucked: A book about hope’, and how technology and choice are impacting how we live and make decisions on the modern world. Mark is also off on a speaking tour, head here to check out dates and details https://markmanson.net/speaking-tour Guest: Mark Manson, author https://markmanson.net/ New book ‘Everything is fucked’ out on 14th May, order here https://markmanson.net/books Hosts: Nastaran Tavakoli-Far and Daniel Carroll Producers: Sam...

Duration:00:35:34

Matt Stadlen on Vulnerability

5/5/2019
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This week, LBC's Matt Stadlen joins us to talk about vulnerabiltiy. We try to uncover some of the reasons why men and women have a hard time opening up, especially in intimate relationships. Be sure to check out Matt's show on LBC: https://www.lbc.co.uk/radio/presenters/matt-stadlen/ We’d love your experiences and to talk about this topic more so please write to us at thegenderknot@gmail.com Hosts: Nastaran Tavakoli-Far and Daniel Carroll Producers: Sam Baker and Jonathan Blackwell Nas’ BBC...

Duration:00:44:43

Mark Manson on sex and pornography

4/28/2019
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The author of hit book ‘The subtle art of not giving a fuck’ talks to Dan about how pornography and the way it’s impacted men’s interest in sex, and tips on how to have more fulfilling sex. Also check out Mark’s upcoming book ‘Everything is fucked’ and his speaking tour by heading over to https://markmanson.net/speaking-tour Dan and Nas also have a quick talk about expectations on women due to the increasing use of pornography. We’d love your experiences and to talk about this topic more so...

Duration:00:31:54

Creepy Courting

4/21/2019
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This episode we discuss the line between courting someone and stalking. What can often start off as something innocent looking can very easily turn into a frightening situation. Laura Mucha, author of the book Love Factually, joins us to discuss this and more! For help with stalkers, abuse, etc visit www.thehotline.org in the US, or https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/healthy-body/getting-help-for-domestic-violence/ in the UK. Hosts: Nastaran Tavakoli-Far and Daniel Carroll Producers: Sam Baker and...

Duration:00:34:04

Getting along

4/14/2019
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Welcome to Season 5! We’ve re-branded the podcast, and going to be focusing on trying to get men and women to get along. We chat about this new direction a little and catch up on some of your mail from over the hiatus period. Hosts: Nastaran Tavakoli-Far and Daniel Carroll Producers: Sam Baker and Jonathan Blackwell Additional links: Patreon page – support the podcast for the cost of a coffee! https://www.patreon.com/thegenderknot Write to us at: thegenderknot@gmail.com The Gender Knot...

Duration:00:18:51

Self care

3/29/2019
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All female episode this week, Nas and Sam chat about self care and ask if it’s bullshit. Self care has become very popular among women, especially on Instagram. Does self care empower women to take care of themselves or is it just another thing to add to our to-do lists and stress us out even more? We are on hiatus until 15th April, when we’ll be back with a new season. Sponsor: Blinkist - key takeaways from the world’s best nonfiction in audio or text. Get your free 7-day trial by heading...

Duration:00:21:18

Men Only

2/17/2019
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As a man, who do you talk to about sex? What about feelings? How about everything else? This week Dan and Jonny are hosting a Men Only episode with guest German Villegas to discuss who men can talk to about what’s going on in their lives. And yes, we make sure to plug mens groups! Be sure to check out German’s podcast Modern Manhood https://modernmanhood.org/ and his organization Next Gen Men https://nextgenmen.ca -- Also, we are on hiatus until 15th April when we'll have a new season....

Duration:00:47:15

How to make amends

1/27/2019
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So, you’ve hurt someone or done something bad and want to make amends? We run through our experiences on the best ways to do this. We also revisit last week’s topic of emotional labour and hear from our audience on what is a very messy, very difficult and very real dilemma. Also, we are on hiatus until 15th April when we'll have a new season. We'll be back in 3 weeks with a mini-episode. Sponsor: Blinkist - key takeaways from the world’s best nonfiction in audio or text. Get your free 7-day...

Duration:00:32:57

Emotional labour

1/20/2019
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What exactly is emotional labour? Nas talks about it all the time, Dan is still unclear about what it is, so he speaks to Gemma Hartley, Author of ‘Fed Up: Emotional labor, women and the way forward’, to find out more. Guest: Gemma Hartley, author of Fed Up: Emotional labor, women and the way forward http://www.gemmahartley.com/ Host and producer: Nas aka Nastaran Tavakoli-Far Co-host: Daniel Carroll Co-producers: Sam Baker and Jonathan Blackwell Additional links: Sign up to our newsletter...

Duration:00:34:03

Imperfect allies

1/13/2019
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Last week we talked about the importance of men being allies even if they haven’t been perfect in their behaviour towards women, but is there a line to this? Today’s guest tells us of a time he was called out and ended up having to question his role as an ally to women, and we hear from author and educator Jackson Katz on this dilemma. Guests: Omar Aziz, co-host of The Samovar Network podcast http://www.thesamovarnetwork.com/podcast/ Jackson Katz, author and educator, TED talk on 'Violence...

Duration:00:37:31

How to be an ally

1/6/2019
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We brainstorm a list of things men can do to be allies to women, and how women can best encourage men trying to be allies. And we want to hear from you on what has or hasn’t worked in your own lives. Sponsor: Blinkist - key takeaways from the world’s best nonfiction in audio or text. Get your free 7-day trial by heading over to: www.blinkist.com/thegenderknot Host and producer: Nas aka Nastaran Tavakoli-Far Co-host: Daniel Carroll Co-producers: Sam Baker and Jonathan Blackwell Additional...

Duration:00:27:56

Meltdowns

12/16/2018
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Why are meltdowns gendered? Do we ever talk of men having meltdowns? If not then why not, and what does this mean about our expectations of how women and men can express themselves? We get some help from our friends at the hit podcast A Gay and a NonGay to figure this out. We’re off to rest over the festive season and will be back on 7th January 2019 – speak to you then. Guests: A Gay and a NonGay podcast hosts James Barr and Dan Hudson http://www.gaynongay.com/ Host and producer: Nas aka...

Duration:00:32:58

Walking on Eggshells

12/9/2018
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Nas often feels like she’s walking on eggshells on this show; she has to be honest with men but also keep them engaged and not annoy them so much that they tune out of the show, and these conversations, altogether. Dan and Nas try to figure out this delicate balance. We also hear more from Kasia Urbaniak, the former Taoist Nun, former Dominatrix and women’s power coach who told us how women can ask for what they want a few weeks ago. Kasia fills us in on the ways in which women silence each...

Duration:00:36:43

The Nitty Gritty

12/2/2018
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You’ll have noticed we’ve been changing the direction of the podcast over the past few weeks, with there being fewer abstract explorations of ideas and more delving into the nitty gritty of how men and women can actually better relate in these confusing times. As such we’ll have having more audience participation, so send us your thoughts. Men’s coach David Lion helps us to help an audience member with a dilemma, and tells us about his online summit called Evolving Men, which is all about...

Duration:00:42:28

Let's talk about (real and fake) sex

11/25/2018
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Porn is pervasive in today's internet culture. But does the typical male gaze leave women out of the viewing audience? And what does this one-way perspective do to our real-life sexual and personal relationships? As Nas and Dan take a break this week, co-producers Sam Baker and Jonathan Blackwell tackle the subject of porn and real world sex and how we can make online content for everyone. We talk to sextech entrepreneur and pioneer, Cindy Gallop from MakeLoveNotPorn and education and...

Duration:00:48:32

Disenfranchised Men – round 2

11/18/2018
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Our listeners are annoyed! Many of you were unhappy with our take on disenfranchised men last week after we interviewed former New York Times reporter and author Andrew Yarrow, who has written Man Out about men on the sidelines of American society. We read out some of your emails and invite one of our audience members to figure out: what do we do about disenfranchised men? Should we do anything at all, and exactly who should be getting involved? Guest: Alex, listener of the podcast Host and...

Duration:00:37:46