#91 The Man Box: Not Just For Men

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In this episode, we explore whether the man box comes into play when women are attacked for scientific accomplishments. Sam joins the podcast again and we discover common threads among the topics we’ve tackled this season. We end with a challenge that everyone can take on.

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Gaslighting is a Myth

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This episode explores gaslighting and its impact on both men and women. Sam comes back on the pod and we struggle to offer up some solutions to gaslighting. Have a better one? Email it to UnravelingPink@gmail.com or tweet it to @UnravelingPink.

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Familiarity As The Antidote To Objectification

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This week’s episode explores objectification of women – why it happens, how it impacts women, and what we can do about it. This week, can you notice the subtle – or not so subtle – ways objectification happens around you?

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Speaking Up When Bias Rears Its Ugly Head

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This week’s episode dives into why well-meaning male allies might not speak up even when they know they should. The reason surprised me, and it might surprise you too. But what probably won’t surprise you is that it is tied to the “man box.”

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Can Masculinity Be Redefined?

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This week’s episode looks at the harm both men and women suffer from traditional definitions of masculinity – that is, the “man box” – and the ways both men and women would benefit from redefining masculinity. Times have changed, can our collective expectations of masculinity change as well? It’s not clear that seismic change will happen any time soon, but younger generations are providing hope for incremental change, that eventually will provide men with access to a fuller version of masculinity.

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