Beyond Stereotypes: A Deeper Dive into Masculinity + Mental Health

Date: Feb 3, 2024
Time: 12:00pm – 12:55pm AEST
Speaker: Richie Hardcore

Richie Hardcore

Richie Hardcore’s session delves into the cultural drivers and societal expectations surrounding masculinity, exploring how traditional gender roles contribute to a range of negative outcomes, including poor mental health, substance abuse, violence, sexual violence and family harm.

He sheds light on the restrictive nature of stereotypical masculinity and its far-reaching implications. Richie proposes an expanded definition of masculinity, one that embraces emotional intelligence and vulnerability. His talk is not just an exploration but a call to action, encouraging a collective effort to mainstream these cultural changes for a healthier, more inclusive society.