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Mantor: The Masculinity Conversations

19 EpisodesProduced by Story Machine ProductionsWebsite

James McDermott explores the many forms, messages, and experiences of masculinity in the 21st century. Through incisive, authentic, and compassionate conversations he digs into the challenges, pitfalls, privileges, and opportunities of being a mxn, and what it is like to live in a society dominated … read more

19 Episodes | 2020 - 2021

Episode 18 - James Dean

June 15th, 2021

40:11

James McDermott talks to fitness advisor James Dean about gym culture, masculinity, and the value of talking for mental and physical health.

17. David Whitney

February 23rd, 2021

36:17

'I sometimes say to my current partner, 'I'm very camp. Are you sure you want to be with me?' And she says to me: 'those are the things I love about you.'

I now present myself as a man in a way that makes me feel …

16. Andy Wood

February 18th, 2021

33:51

'If we want to start turning out well-balanced young men, we need to mentor boys into adulthood.'


Andy Wood, founder of Menscraft, talks to James …

15. Katy Jon Went

January 5th, 2021

45:11

'I don't have gender dysphoria. I have gender euphoria!'

14. Chris Gribble

October 22nd, 2020

41:10

'I always had this sadness mixed with pity for men as a child. I remember thinking "it would be so much better to be a girl"'.

Chris Gribble


James …

13. Freya Gallagher-Jones

October 2nd, 2020

37:35

'We still have this sense that working class males are disposable cogs in a machine. Working class men are too often told to shut up.'
James McDermott …

12. Alan Buys

September 16th, 2020

50:38

'I truly believe that community is going to be one of the things that enables masculinity to be whole.'
James McDermott is joined by Alan Buys to …

11. James McDermott on MANATOMY

September 8th, 2020

32:54

'There is such an immediacy to poetry. I wanted to say "this is me, this is my experience."

James McDermott discusses and reads from his debut poetry …

10 Charlie Caine

August 10th, 2020

43:25

'This is where trans people’s perspectives on gender become really interesting; because for a lot of us we have been thinking about the concepts of what it really means to be a man or a woman since our earliest …

09 James Wong

August 10th, 2020

43:59

'It is okay for me not to be perfect. It is okay for me to reach out for support. And it okay for me to be vulnerable...At the same time it is okay …

08 Lewis Buxton

August 10th, 2020

41:08

'I am not just man. I am not just masculinity. Those boxes of gender are so unhelpful to me. I want to collapse them and in that way become less …

07 Paul Wheeler

August 10th, 2020

36:47

'Stop running. Ask who you are. And don't be afraid to ask for help. The brilliant thing is that when you ask for help you usually get it.'

James …

06 Dan Simmons

August 10th, 2020

33:54

'Everything was insanely full. And I could tell myself this story that it was all good and I was doing well. But my body knew otherwise. There's …

05 - Nisha

August 10th, 2020

30:59

'I had to ask myself: who are the people who are happy to keep using phrases like "man-up", "men don't cry", "you're crying like a girl". These phrases make me feel uncomfortable.'

James talks to Nisha, an occupational …

04 Ben Richardson

August 10th, 2020

35:31

'I wish I had been more myself when I was going through school. You just try to fit in. If we all realised that at 16 then those formative years …

03 Yogesh Mistry

August 10th, 2020

50:31

'I sat there for an hour, crying. Every vulnerable thing that I'd stopped myself from being came out. And it felt amazing!...My breakdown was one of …

02 Sam Ruddock

August 10th, 2020

40:32

‘I felt like I was smoke and mirrors: putting on an act to try to be what I thought a man should be, rather than having any sense of who I was as me.’

01 James McDermott

August 10th, 2020

30:33

‘I hope by talking to other men about that baggage about being a man, we can get rid of the stuff that isn’t useful anymore, put back stuff that is …

Mantor: The Masculinity Conversations - Trailer

July 30th, 2020

1:03

James McDermott introduces the new podcast. 

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