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‘Masculinity is essential to society’ – full Interview | Modern Masculinity

In episode two of our series on modern masculinity, Iman Amrani met Neil Smedley, a Jordan Peterson fan and barber shop owner in Leeds. In the interview they did together Neil spoke about a range of issues, some of them very personal, and we felt that we couldn’t do his story justice by cutting it all into the second episode, so we’re publishing the full interview here for those who want to hear more from him.

In this series we’re speaking to a wide range of voices about the issues that are affecting men and boys in today’s society.
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There are a number of issues discussed in the interview, including mental health and suicide. The following organisations provide support for people facing mental health problems:
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