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What Does It Mean to Be a Man?

Why redefining masculinity has become an urgent necessity

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I am often shocked by how often I hear people — woke, feminist women, in fact — use the language of toxic masculinity. We say we want to topple the patriarchy, and yet we are sometimes quick to weaponize it against men.




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