Robert Webb ‘What are we saying to a boy when we’re telling him to man up or act like a man?’

As heard on The Ryan Tubridy Show

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Well-known for his comedic roles on the small screen in ‘Peep Show’ and ‘That Mitchell & Webb Look’, Robert Webb joined The Ryan Tubridy Show today to discuss his new book ‘How Not to be a Boy’. The book explores Roberts own life entirely from the perspective of gender and masculinity – not the typical approach to an autobiography. “I’ve always …

Women in Male-Dominated Roles‘I would love to see more women on building sites.’

As heard on The Ray D'Arcy Show

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It’s girl power all the way on The Ray D’Arcy Show as Brenda O’Donoghue meets a panel of women working in traditionally male-dominated roles.  Tiler Ciara Jordan, bus driver Theresa Lydon and pilot Lisa Cusack share their stories of the road, or the air route, less travelled.  Theresa recalls the day she passed her test. “I’m a bus driver with …

Testosterone RexUnmaking the Myths of our Gendered Minds

As heard on Today with Sean O'Rourke

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Okay, so your friend has just had a baby, you want to get a present, so off you go to the kids’ clothes shops, searching for a nice little outfit, maybe. And well before you put your foot through the door of each of those shops, your eyes are immediately drawn to two very distinct and identifiable groups of clothing. …

Liveline farmer‘With children and that sort of thing, it’s very unrealistic for a woman to run a farm.’

As heard on liveline

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Some people of a more liberal persuasion might have felt they had been transported back in time, to the Ireland of the 1950s, listening to Liveline earlier today. Oliver Cromwell even got a mention, in a debate centring around two issues concerning women and farming. The motions in the debate ran something along these lines. Firstly, if a woman inherits …