Is Masculinity “Toxic”?

Hold on for the ride on this one — it might get bumpy!

The jury is coming back in to the room in a hypersonic court-hearing of the times. Masculinity is on trial. A whole lot is on trial, actually: Capitalism, Western Values, Christianity, Femininity, Sexual Mores, Patriotism, Gender. But here I just want to look at masculinity. To determine when it is toxic, if ever, and what to do about it, if anything.

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Fox Kerry

Fox Kerry

If you paint for me even one thing which is true, perhaps I’ll be tempted to consider two. I tell tales poetically, someone else needs to set them to music.