Episode Summary

In episode 24 of the STANDcast Dwayne Hayes, editor in chief of STAND magazine, discusses attending a conference sponsored by A Call to Men and shares two interviews recorded at the conference: the first with poet and activist Kyle Tran Myhre, also known as Guante; and Ted Bunch, Chief Development Officer at A Call to Men.

Episode Notes

In episode 24 of the STANDcast Dwayne Hayes, editor in chief of STAND magazine, discusses attending a conference sponsored by A Call to Men and shares two interviews recorded at the conference: the first with poet and activist Kyle Tran Myhre, also known as Guante; and Ted Bunch, Chief Development Officer at A Call to Men.

Episode 24 fast facts and info:

• Interviews from A Call to Men’s conference “The Many Faces of Manhood” • STAND interview with Tony Porter • Spoken word artist Guante • introversion • “Liberation that comes from stepping out on stage” • “The more you give of yourself the more you get back” • Change and growth happens when we tell our stories • Can we be decent people? • Ted Bunch, Chief Development Officer at A Call to Men • Socialization of men to devalue women • How this socialization also harms boys and men • The need to be honest and authentic • Compassionate while also holding men accountable • Honor and value the voices of women • Abuse: “It’s a learned behavior and can be unlearned” • “It’s okay for me to ask for help” • “Let’s put a good episode together” • “We don’t deal with being sad and hurt” • We define ourselves as men by distancing ourselves from women • “we don’t do well with scary” • “we bond with each other at the expense of women” • Who are you without your sport, who are you without your badge or gun? • It’s hard to hold up this manbox • Acalltomen.org, follow on twitter and facebook • LIVERESPECT curriculum; download it free

Music: Get Up Stand Up (Featuring Brother Ali) by Public Enemy, licensed under Creative Commons 4.0

About the Show

The STANDcast is the podcast of STAND magazine, for men who give a damn about being better men, and features discussions & reflections on manhood, masculinity, fatherhood, marriage, and much more.