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Trump Takes ‘Toxic Masculinity’ to New, Contagious Levels

We can’t afford any more of the president’s deadly macho posturing

Donald Trump in his conference room at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on October 4. Photo: The White House/Getty Images

“Toxic masculinity” is one of those terms that conservatives love to dunk on: They either dismiss it as the elite terminology of gender studies run amok or mischaracterize it as an unfair critique of all men. The truth…




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Jessica Valenti

Jessica Valenti

Feminist author & columnist. Native NYer, pasta enthusiast.

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