Tag: toxic masculinity

CNN’s Symone Sanders: Blame ‘Toxic Masculinity’—Not Illegal Immigration—for Mollie Tibbetts Murder

CNN political analyst Symone Sanders on Wednesday blamed “toxic masculinity” instead of illegal immigration for Mollie Tibbetts’s murder. Though an illegal alien has been charged with murdering Tibbetts, the left-wing analyst who was a national spokeswoman for Sen. Bernie Sanders’ (I-VT) 2016 presidential campaign insisted that that the bigger issue is that Tibbetts was murdered […]

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Why It Might Be Time to Retire the Buzzword ‘Toxic Masculinity’

This article originally appeared on VICE Canada. There’s been a lot said about toxic masculinity of late, but Canadian author Vivek Shraya is ready to retire the concept. Same goes for “microaggressions” and a number of other buzzwords used to talk about identity. You won’t find either of them in her new book. “Language can […]

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All Masculinity Is Toxic

American actor Clint Eastwood and German actress Marianne Koch on the set of Per un Pugno di Dollari (A Fistful of Dollars), directed by Italian filmmaker Sergio Leone. Some might argue that Eastwood’s cowboy characters represent a healthy manhood we should try to hold on to. (Photo by United Artists/Sunset Boulevard/Corbis via Getty Images) If […]

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Texas Law Student Forced to Reflect on ‘Toxic Masculinity’ as Punishment

A law student at the University of Texas was forced to reflect on “toxic masculinity” as a punishment for harassment. An anonymous law student at the University of Texas at Austin spoke to Toni Airaksinen of Campus Reform about his experience with ideologically-driven punishment after the school found him guilty of harassment. The student was […]

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#EvolveTheDefinition: Retailer Bonobos Takes On Toxic Masculinity

Bonobos What does masculinity mean to you? This is the question retailer Bonobos asks in a new spot asking its followers to #EvolveTheDefinition of masculinity. In the 90-second “mini-documentary,” all different types of men read Google’s definition of “masculine” and compare it to how they self-define, making it clear that traditional textbook definitions are inadequate […]

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Protecting Black Women and Girls Is More Important Than Your Break Up With R. Kelly

Jamilah Lemieux has about 3,000 accounts muted and blocked on social media. As a black woman who often uses her platform to call out abusive behavior towards black women and girls, Twitter’s mute feature is a tool she’s become more than familiar with. She’s written countless pieces on men like R. Kelly and Bill Cosby, […]

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