a playlist for international mens day

By Kate Torgovnick

Happy International Men’s Day, all! While at first, it might seem a little strange to have a holiday that celebrates, well, approximately half of the world’s population. But the goals of this holiday — “focus[ing] on men’s and boy’s health, improving gender relations, promoting gender equality, and highlighting positive male role models” — are worthwhile, indeed, and resonate with many TED Talks. Below, your Men’s Day playlist.

Adam Garone: Healthier men, one moustache at a time
The Movember movement started with a dare in a bar in 2003. When Adam Garone and friends decided to grow moustaches, they realized that the lark could become an annual fundraising effort. In this talk from TEDxToronto 2011, Garone shares how the idea evolved Movember, which has men around the world growing moustaches for the month of November. In 2011, it raised $126 million for prostate cancer research and men’s health. (Check out the best moustaches on TED.com.)
Jackson Katz: Violence against women—it's a men's issueJackson Katz: Violence against women—it’s a men’s issueJackson Katz: Violence against women — it’s a men’s issue
Educator Jackson Katz takes issue with domestic violence and sexual abuse being lumped together and labeled as

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