A Quarter of Brits Don’t Believe in Toxic Masculinity
In an eye-opening, yet equally unsurprising study, it’s been uncovered that 23% of under 35s in Britain deny the existence of toxic masculinity altogether.
The term toxic masculinity refers to “an adherence to traditional male gender roles that consequently stigmatize and limit the emotions boys and men may comfortably express while elevating other emotions such as anger.”
Examples of men displaying toxic masculinity include the fragility of their heterosexuality (such as suggesting “eating bananas” or “recycling” is somehow gay), systemic misogyny, unnecessary violence, and the constructed facade of a man that doesn’t need to show emotion.
But research by online learning platform FutureLearn and the University of Glasgow found that 12 million Brits do not believe in the
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