No-one here is equating masculinity with oppression except you perhaps. The entire story is the exact opposite of that. Patriarchy is a social system based in a dominance hierarchy, and that is the issue because it equates masculinity with overpowering, subjugating, and bullying other people - something that has no inherent link to being a real man - it's only so within this cultural construct.

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