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Boys & Sex: Navigating the New Masculinity

Thursday, March 19, 2020
7:30 pm
Venue: Sydney Goldstein Theater

This event appears in the series
Conversations on Science

Drawing on comprehensive interviews with young men, psychologists, academics, and experts in the field, Peggy Orenstein attempts to unravel the hidden truths, hard lessons, and important realities of young male sexuality in today’s world in her forthcoming book Boys & Sex: Young Men on Hookups, Love, Porn, Consent, and Navigating the New Masculinity. Orenstein is known for her past writing and research on issues affecting girls and young women including in her books Girls & Sex: Navigating the Complicated New Landscape; School Girls: Young Women, Self-Esteem and the Confidence Gap; and Flux: Women on Sex, Work, Kids, Love and Life in a Half-Changed World among others.

Alexis Madrigal is a staff writer at The Atlantic and the author of Powering the Dream: The History and Promise of Green Technology. He created and hosted Containers, a podcast about the machinery of global capitalism and the city of Oakland.