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Alan Bissett: Don't be 'that guy'

Genre: Gender, Non-fiction, Relationships, Wellbeing
Age group: 15-18

Join celebrated Scottish author Alan Bissett to discuss his first non-fiction title, Lads: A Guide to Respect and Consent. We get into the truth behind locker room talk, learning to call out disrespectful behaviour before it escalates, and how to avoid being 'that guy' at the party. Alan also talks us through his motivation to write this book now, and why it's an important one for teenage boys to have access to.

Some of the content included in this broadcast refers to violence and discrimination against women and girls. If you have been affected by any of the issues raised, you can find information and support at BBC Action Line(this link will open in a new window).

For more on challenging sexism in your school, see our understanding and challenging sexism resource below for activities you can use in your class as well as links to further feminist organisations.