Michael Smith is a writer, broadcaster and film-maker, striving to discover what the future holds for himself and everyone else with a Y chromosome. He’s pictured here with his dog, Woody, who’s nurturing started his musing on masculinity.
Professor Steve Jones
Dr. Douglas Savage
Dr. Michael Kimmel
Dr. Michael Kimmel is Distinguished professor of Sociology and Gender Studies at Stony Brook University, where he directs the Center for the Study of Men and Masculinities.
He delves into the area of gender issues, and why men are realising they don’t just apply to women.
Erin Westgate is a PhD Student in Psychology at the University of Virginia.
She shares with us the results of her recent experiment which showed many people would rather give themselves electric shocks than sit with their own thoughts for 15 minutes, and that men were significantly more likely to shock themselves than women.