I don’t think there is any doubt men are more violent, but what do you expect?
Steve Sharpton
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It sounds like you’re still thinking in terms of a false dichotomy, though, off masculine = strong / caring = weak.
Here’s a secret: you can be strong AND all of the other things you mentioned in a negative light (vegan, tree-hugging, animal loving, nice).
By perpetuating the idea that strength = aggression, you’re just letting assholes control your thinking.
Of course it still leaves us to contend with the difficult question of how to keep people who just smash shit and take power from taking in ways that harm others, but please, let’s dispense with this notion that toxic masculinity is the only (or even the best) way to be strong.

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