Why you should listen
Shu Matsuo Post is the author of I Took Her Name, where he shares his unique experience of changing his name after marriage in Japan. He also took seven months of paternity leave from his full-time work when he and his wife welcomed their first child in the fall of 2020. As an advocate for feminism, he works with organizations on how to better promote gender equity in the workplace. He also teaches students in Japan how to confront gender expectations to live a more vulnerable, freer and happier life.