“I need to shut up & start listening”: a male feminist approach?

Male feminists in politics. How does a man best support women in politics? How can men help propel the feminist movement forward by learning when to step back? Edmonton City Councillor Andrew Knack and activist Reakash Walters join us on The Broadcast to discuss this important topic. Knack talks about his “Ah-ha!” moment, when he realized he had never thought about safety on public transit — a common concern of his female constituents. Part of his approach to feminism included this sentiment: “It was just realizing, that I don’t know anything and I actually need to shut up and start listening.”  Walters talks about why it’s important for men to make space for women and how men can be strong allies to support women in politics.

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