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January 2019

Boys won’t be boys. Boys will be what we teach them to be.

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In this TED Talk, speaker Ben Hurst rejects the use of the common phrase that "boys will be boys" as a "get-out-of-jail free" card for boys, men, and toxic masculinities. Instead, he states that boys will be what we teach them to be.
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January 2019

What Does "Be a Man" Really Mean?

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The current standards and expectations of manhood have an undeniable impact on our relationships and our society. Inspired by the courage and vulnerability of women and survivors in the #metoo movement, speaker Mazin Jamal shares his struggles with manhood, mistakes he's made, and the steps he's taking to learn and grow in this TED Talk. 
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January 2018

Why I'm done trying to be "man enough"

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Justin Baldoni wants to start a dialogue with men about redefining masculinity — to figure out ways to be not just good men but good humans. In this TED Talk, he shares his effort to reconcile who he is with who the world tells him a man should be.
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October 2016

The Urgency of Intersectionality

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In this TED Talk, Kimberlé Crenshaw defines intersectionality and describes how race and gender-based violence impacts the lives of black women. She emphasizes importance of doing social justice work through an intersectional lens and uplifting the narratives of black women.
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September 2014

Modern Nonprofit Board Governance: Passion is Not Enough

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Chris Grundner provides this TEDx talk to discuss his journey of understanding board excellence after creating the Kelly Heinz-Grundner Brain Tumor Foundation.
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January 2014

TedTalk: How childhood trauma affects health across a lifetime

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This TedTalk presented by pediatrician Nadine Burke Harris explains how traumatic experiences affect the brain and increase the risk for other health conditions.
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November 2013

Ending Gender

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In this TED Talk, Scott Turner Schofield discusses transgender identity and what it could mean to "end gender."
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February 2013

Violence against women — it's a men's issue

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In this TED Talk, speaker Jackson Katz discusses men's role in ending violence against women and promoting gender equality.
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February 2013

Be a Man

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In this TED Talk, speaker Joe Ehrmann unpacks the phrase "be a man," and the harmful message it sends to boys about repressing the very thing that makes us human — emotions.
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January 2013

How movies teach manhood

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In this TED Talk, Colin Strokes shares personal anecdotes about the role of media in shaping young boys' perceptions of manhood.
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December 2010

A Call to Men

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In this video, Tony Porter presents the idea of the man-box. This notion of the construction of masculinity limits men, promotes the devaluation of women, and creates a harmful notion of manhood.