Fathering Without Conditions with Ted & Jalen Bunch

Fathering Without Conditions with Ted & Jalen Bunch

Fathering Without Conditions with Ted & Jalen Bunch

The Man Enough Podcast - January 23, 2023 - 1:15:42

Ted Bunch is a father to many. Today, Ted and Jalen Bunch share how a parent can make themselves a ‘safe space,’ how to model messy conversations and how love creates compassion beyond comprehension.New episodes every Monday 🎙️ The video version of every episode will always be available on the @wearemanenough YouTube channel: https://youtube.com/WeAreManEnough The Man Enough Podcast is produced by Wayfarer Studios and presented by Procter and Gamble, in partnership with Cadence13, an Audacy company.Support A Call to MenA Call to Men is a national violence prevention organization providing training and education for men, boys and communities. They aim to shift social norms that negatively impact the culture and promote a more healthy and respectful definition of manhood. They operate with the belief that preventing domestic and sexual violence is primarily the responsibility of men. Their vision is to shift social norms that define manhood and create a world where women and girls are valued and safe.About Jalen & Ted BunchJalen Bunch is a multi-disciplinary non-binary, queer artist from New York, currently studying at the Boston Conservatory at the Berklee School of Music. They have been exploring the arts since age 10 such as Radio City Music Hall, opening for the Christmas Spectacular, and Carnegie Hall, singing alongside the rock band Foreigner. They are most known for their role as Lucas/Demogorgon in the original off-broadway cast of Stranger Sings!: The Parody Musical. They are currently directing The Vagina Monologues with their dear friend, Eli Douglas (He/They), in collaboration with V (formerly Eve Ensler) and the V-Day Team, at the Boston Conservatory. Ted Bunch is Chief Development Officer of A Call to Men.. Bunch is a frequent guest on national television and radio programs like the TODAY Show and National Public Radio, and has served as a script consultant for the Emmy Award-winning television series “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” and for the Tony-nominated Broadway musical Jagged Little Pill. Bunch is also an adviser to and trainer for the National Basketball Association. He has also provided training to the National Football League, National Hockey League, Major League Soccer, and Major League Baseball. Show Notes 00:00 Episode Begins 03:36 Introducing Ted & Jalen Bunch 07:15 Ted & Jalen's Relationship11:43 Parenting Queer Youth 16:44 Jalen's Anti-Coming Out Story 19:56 Being Non-Binary Changed Jalen For The Better 24:11 Gender is Subjective 25:34 How A Call to Men Transforms Men 29:48 How The Patriarchy Indicts Men 38:24 Creating Safe Spaces 43:48 Modeling Messy Conversations 48:05 What Ted Thinks Men Need to Unlearn 52:24 Building a Loving Family Through Divorce 01:03:02 Teaching Young Boys Consent 01:07:35 Preparing Your Children for Intimacy 01:11:29 What Does It Mean To Be Man Enough Guest Social Links: TED BUNCH Instagram: @ted.bunch Twitter: @tedbunch JALEN BUNCH Instagram: @jalenbunch Subscribe to the Man Enough newsletter for behind the scenes, updates, sneak peeks of new episodes, and positive masculinity content: https://manenough.com/newsletterRead the Man Enough book: https://manenough.com/booksOrder the Boys Will Be Human book: https://boyswillbehuman.com FOLLOW THE HOSTS:Justin Baldoni https://instagram.com/justinbaldoni https://www.tiktok.com/@justinbaldoni https://facebook.com/justinbaldoni https://twitter.com/justinbaldoni Text: +1 (310) 845-6909 Liz Plank https://instagram.com/feministabulous https://tiktok.com/@lizplank https://facebook.com/feministabulous https://twitter.com/feministabulous http://www.elizabethplank.com/ Jamey Heath https://instagram.com/jamey_heath_ https://tiktok.com/@jameyheath https://twitter.com/jamey_heath_ https://facebook.com/jameyjaz http://www.jameyheath.com/ Hashtags: #fatherhood #parenting #queer #nonbinary #divorce #acalltomen

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