So many men are up in arms about “toxic” masculinity being an attack on maleness, where it’s actually an indictment of patriarchy as a social system that harms both men and women. Thanks so much for pointing this out so aptly. I wish more people would read this piece and see that any dynamic that coerces people to be other than who they naturally are is a problem.

Dispelling cultural myths with research-driven stories. My favorite word is “specious.” Not fragile like a flower; fragile like a bomb! Twitter @ElleBeau

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