Toxic Masculinity

In this Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018 photo, a contestant exercises backstage during the National Amateur Body Builders' Association competition in Tel Aviv, Israel. Exhausted from weeks of strict dieting and last-minute exertions, the muscle-bound athletes primped, painted and prepped before taking the stage. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty)

Psychologists Declare Traditional Masculinity ‘Harmful’

According to an APA announcement, the release of Guidelines for Psychological Practice with Boys and Men comes after a review of more than 40 years of research showing that men who are not emotionally expressive are damaged and end up with serious behavior problems.

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University of Texas Re-Brands ‘Toxic Masculinity’ Program After Blowback

The University of Texas at Austin says the program they halted last spring following criticism it treated masculinity as toxic and as a “mental health issue” is back, re-branded, and determined to uphold its original intent to “engage men in discussions about masculinity as one tool to prevent violence.”