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See how toxic masculinity takes its toll on boys, men and everyone who gets close!

© Maureen Bisilliat ‘Pele Preta’ c. 1962

Until recent, it never occurred to me that masculinity, when exaggerated, could be so harmful. To be specific, I am talking about the negative aspects of masculinity traits that many cultures have widely accepted and glorified (e.g. anger, stoicism, lack of emotions, carelessness, dominance, you name it). And when I say harmful, I mean like really bad — the life threatening kind of bad. …


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