toxic masculinity

When Will The World Love Sweet, Sensitive Boys Like My Son?

Photo by Michał Parzuchowski on Unsplash

We want our girls stronger, bolder, and louder. I’ve seen less evidence that we’re willing to let our boys be quieter, softer, and more appreciative of beauty.

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"Man Up" Should Be Replaced With This

I never use the phrase “man up," not since I realized that I was perpetuating misogyny with those two simple words.

I never use the phrase “man up," not since I realized that I was perpetuating misogyny with those two simple words. So here's what I use instead.

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Netflix's Queer Eye Reboot Is Redefining Masculinity

Image Credit: Netflix Queer Eye Reboot

Queer Eye reboot endeavors to quash toxic masculinity and show men that exhibiting emotions and practicing self-care are valid and natural experiences.

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Dear Men: Please Stop Approaching Women At Gas Stations

Please stop approaching women at gas stations!

Whether they realize it or not, men’s entitlement by approaching women to comment on their bodies in public spaces is a perpetuation of rape culture.

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Stop Telling Me ‘Lesbians Don’t Scissor’ (And Other Things Straight People Insist We Never Do)

I grew numb to the fact that so many straight people in my life had such stoic ideas about what lesbians do and don’t do.

I don’t find many things strange (I have a high threshold for strange), but I do find it weird that I’ve come across so many straight people who are compelled to adamantly INSIST that lesbians don’t do certain things.

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Gap Teeth And Toxic Masculinity: A Bachelorette Recap

Rachel's face here is our faces watching this whole episode.

I think we all collectively swooned when Peter proclaimed he was going to make a great dad…to the dog.

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Man Sues Date For Texting (And 5 More Examples Of Toxic Masculinity In Dating Culture) 

This case is the perfect example of the dangerous sense of entitlement men often feel towards women.

While some outlets are going so far as to call this man a “hero,” this case is the perfect example of the dangerous sense of entitlement men often feel towards women.

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The Reality That All Women Experience That Men Don't Know About

We are acutely aware of our vulnerability.

Men — here's your chance to listen to what women deal with since a too-young age. So: Just. Listen.

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We Have To Change The Kind Of Masculinity We Teach Our Sons

Is it possible to shift the dialogue when it comes to teaching masculinity to boys? Image: Thinkstock.

I guess we are all guilty of gender-typing to some degree. It’s ingrained deep in our subconscious and culture. Everywhere we go: shopping malls, in the media, play groups, schools, public bathrooms — and the list goes on. But is it possible to shift the dialogue when it comes to teaching masculinity to boys?

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10 Remixed Misogynist Headlines For First Gentleman Bill Clinton

A look at what your magazines would say if Bill Clinton received the Michelle Obama treatment.

A look at what your magazines would say if Bill Clinton received the Michelle Obama treatment.

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