Clementine Ford’s Boys Will Be Boys is an acclaimed call to action against a culture of entitlement, privilege and power. Jan Fran talks Clementine and writer and chef Adam Liaw about the harm toxic masculinity inflicts on women and men, the progress we’re making to counteract it, and how we can raise our boys to become better men.

Events in Bay 17 at Carriageworks are closed-captioned. 

Clementine Ford (Australian)

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Clementine Ford is a freelance writer, broadcaster and public speaker based in Melbourne. She is the bestselling author of the feminist manifesto Fight Like A Girl. Her most recent book is Boys Will Be Boys.

Adam Liaw (Australian)

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Adam Liaw understands how Australian families eat. As the author of six cookbooks and host of the award-winning SBS television series Destination Flavour, his approachable and family-friendly recipes are influenced by his global travels, but remain focussed on the casual simplicity of contemporary Australian home cooking. In 2016 the Japanese government appointed Adam as an official Goodwill Ambassador for Japanese Cuisine.

Jan Fran (Australian)

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Jan Fran is a journalist, TV presenter and social commentator. She is best known for hosting The Feed on SBSVICELAND and creating The Frant, where she dissects news of the day. Jan also guest-hosts The Project on Network Ten. Jan is a former TV journo-turned-VJ who has shot and produced documentaries from all over the world for SBS. She speaks three languages and has lived in Lebanon, France, Bangladesh and Uganda. Jan appears regularly as a social commentator on Sky News and the ABC. She was a finalist for Best Television Personality in Cosmo’s Woman of the Year Award and a finalist for the 2018 Walkley for Women’s Leadership in Media. Jan is an ambassador for Plan International where she advocates for women and girls.