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The Gender Knot

94 EpisodesProduced by Nastaran Tavakoli-FarWebsite

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).


How can men best help feminism?

We just made Time Magazine’s list of 50 best podcasts - - and they recommended this episode from earlier in season 2, which is also one of our favorites, so we’re replaying it now.

We explore the best things men can do if they want to help feminism, and the things they should avoid. We also look to the push for racial equality to see what lessons can be learnt and applied to the movement for gender equality.

We are on hiatus and back with our next season in June, though we will have mini-episodes every few weeks, with the next one in a fortnight.

Note also: Nas will be taking part in a salon with the website and social network [Ideapod](, discussing this topic Salon: [Why men need to spend more time with just men]( It takes place on Monday 2nd April, 11pm BST / 6 pm EST / 3 pm PST with Ideapod founder Justin Brown. Follow the link to join.

Host & producer: Nas aka Nastaran Tavakoli-Far

Co-host: Jonathan Freeman

Co-producers: Sam Baker and Jonathan Blackwell


Jackson Katz, author and educator, TED talk on 'Violence against women - it's a men's issue'

Eugene Ellis, psychotherapist, director of The Black, African, Asian Therapy Network

Related links:

Jackson Katz’s Ted talk: ‘Violence against women, it’s a men’s issue’

Music: Government Funded Weed by Black Ant (used under Creative Commons)

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