Radio Film School

[Breaking the Glass] Ep. 02: Are you really listening?

Aug. 18, 2016

A key ingredient to solving the issue of gender inequality in this, or any industry, is for those in the positions of power to listen empathetically. But that's not always the case.Before any kind of real change can occur, the side of the "table" that has the power and influence, has to be able to really hear and listen to what the demarginalized side is saying. But societal norms and prejudices often tend to get in the way. And when it comes to issues of gender inequality, the natural tendencies of us men can also get in the way. Specifically, our penchant to not always be great listeners. Today on the show we hear from

Before any kind of real change can occur, the side of the "table" that has the power and influence, has to be able to really hear and listen to what the demarginalized side is saying. But societal norms and prejudices often tend to get in the way. And when it comes to issues of gender inequality, the natural tendencies of us men can also get in the way. Specifically, our penchant to not always be great listeners. Today on the show we hear from address that issue. We'll hear from:

About the Mini-series

Breaking the Glass is a Radio Film School podcast mini-series and short film docu-series addressing the issues of gender inequality in film and television. Learn more and see the trailer at daredreamer.fm/breaking-the-glass.

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Videos Mentioned

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  • It's Not About the Nail
  • The White Privilege Facebook video post

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