Prism & Pen
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Prism & Pen

Are Men Victims of Testosterone or Patriarchal Socialization?

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I remember when I hit puberty my sex drive felt like a being hit with a baseball bat. Things around me suddenly became sexualized. It was the golden age of Playboy, Penthouse, and a multitude of smutty “men’s” magazines that helped train young men to objectify women.

These porn magazines knew we were victims of our sexual drive, and they greedily fed our…

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