Last month both Gillette and the American Psychological Association tackled “toxic masculinity.”

Gillette suggested in a controversial commercial that all men, except for those sufficiently “woke,” are sexual deviants, bullies, or some other form of knuckle-dragging lowlife unfit for civil society.

The APA, meanwhile, issued a paper saying “socialization for conforming to traditional” — read toxic — “masculinity ideology” had stunted men emotionally, made them more prone to violence and subsequently discipline, caused health problems that routinely shortened their lifespans, and produced other unwelcome outcomes.

The APA’s solution: more men need to have their heads examined.

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