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Iron Fist Gave Toxic Masculinity a Seat at the Table

What will The Defenders do about it?

Iron Fist gave toxic masculinity a seat at The Defenders’ table. Are they going to expect Jessica Jones – and the rest of us – to choke it down?

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“To Boldly Go Where No Man Has Gone Before”: the Kobayashi Maru of Modern Masculinity

An examination of Spock’s Vulcanness as a metaphor for modern masculinity.

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The Prison of Masculinity: Orange Is the New Black‘s Healy and the Dangers of Toxic Masculinity

"Behind every strong man is [a pile of poisonous patriarchal crap]."

Spoiler warning for all of Orange Is the New Black throughout. Because Orange Is the New Black takes place in a women’s prison and is primarily concerned with the prisoners in said prison, the vast majority of its characters are going to be women. That’s not really a criticism, since there’s no real way around it. And […]

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An Open Letter to Nerd Culture: Wolverine as Toxic Masculinity

Fellow nerds, we have a problem. Women who dare have opinions about, well, anything are getting harassed, and going to cons can mean running a gauntlet of unwanted comments and harassment. Too often, I see guys like me spouting of the worst MRA and PUA clichés. Heck, those ideas shouldn't even be getting any traction with anyone who has any idea what exclusion is like, but they do, and I think I know part of the reason why.

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Cover Letter for a Sexist CraigsList Job Posting

I’m writing this letter in response to the available Lady Video Game Streamer position you posted on CraigsList. Attached is my resume.

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