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Laura Bates talks to Jeffrey Boakye

Thinker in Residence Series: Open Talking

Hay Festival 2023, 

Open talking from gender equality activist and Everyday Sexism founder Laura Bates and author of I Heard What You Said Jeffrey Boakye, who has a particular interest in issues surrounding race, masculinity, education and popular culture. Together they’ll discuss important issues for young people today including consent, women online and toxic masculinity. Laura Bates is a Hay Festival 2023 Thinker in Residence, questioning norms, finding new perspectives and challenging us to action.

14+ years
Laura Bates talks to Jeffrey Boakye