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How do you solve a problem like toxic masculinity?

How do you solve a problem like toxic masculinity?

Australian women are still facing an epidemic of violence, but the conversation about it has notably shifted to "men's behaviour".

If you can’t kill the ‘toxic’ discourse, kill some weeds

If you can’t kill the ‘toxic’ discourse, kill some weeds

This is your therapeutic guide to herbicidal conflict.

Taxonomy of takes: Gillette edition

Taxonomy of takes: Gillette edition

Was the razor company's new ad "brave new ground in advertising" or part of a "war on masculinity [that] disarms us from the inside"? Every conceivable take has now been taken.

Shaving ad bristles with the reality of men’s lives

Shaving ad bristles with the reality of men’s lives

Gillette's campaign meshes with the current view of fighting misogyny: that men should turn their friendships into self-surveilling machines.

Razer: ‘toxic masculinity’ debate is self-defeating and toxic itself

Razer: ‘toxic masculinity’ debate is self-defeating and toxic itself

We see the term everywhere, yet few people ever bother to define it. In Helen Razer's view, “toxic masculinity” is not a true concept, and not truly feminist at all.

‘#DontBeACunt’: Tim Winton targets toxic masculinity

‘#DontBeACunt’: Tim Winton targets toxic masculinity

Tim Winton's latest promo tour comes with a sermon about Australian men. The novelist will definitely sell books, but will he have a role to play in cultural change, too?