What is “Toxic Masculinity”?

There is a new buzz phrase, “Toxic Masculinity” which, according to Wikipedia is

The concept of toxic masculinity is used in psychology and gender studies to refer to certain norms of masculine behavior in North America and Europe that are associated with harm to society and to men themselves.

Oh, really? This sounds like a page ripped straight out of the feminist handbook which delights in painting men in the worst possible light.

Are some men toxic? Of course, but so are some women. When we begin to assign bad behavior to the alignment of our chromosomes we begin to erase the need for personal responsibility.

If all men are predestined to be violent then does that mean all women are predestined to be docile?

It isn’t that simple, unless we want to believe that all women go through the hormonal hysterics so well demonstrated by Carole Kane in the old Taxi series.

Men and women choose whether to be good or evil and neither gender gets a genetic pass.

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