Wednesday, January 23, 2019

"Why Has Masculinity Become a Dirty Word?"

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Imagine the following scenario. It is decided that there are aspects of female behaviour that are deeply troubling. Indeed they are so troubling that a phrase enters the language, first on the campuses and then across wider society: ‘Toxic femininity’. It’s an ugly phrase to be sure, but even those who recognise that also recognise that it would be unwise to deny its existence. Eventually a new generation begins to take the existence of ‘toxic femininity’ for granted.

Read the rest of Douglas Murray in UnHerd.

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[Note: Post title corrected]

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