#toxic masculinity

How Nancy Drew Helped Me Reject Toxic Masculinity and Gender Roles

A reader on taking to Nancy Drew and how the teen sleuth helped him defy the gender norms and toxic masculinity that surround the series.

A Meeting of the Bro Council on the Topic of Novellas

"You can’t tell your bros you’re reading a novella and expect to not get beaten up. It’s the Code."

We Need Better Male Literary Heroes

A reader critiques the dearth of male literary heroes who personify the qualities of empathy, compassion, friendship, equality, honesty, loyalty, and strength of character.

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