Toxic diversity

If there can be such a concept as "toxic masculinity," then surely there can be "toxic femininity" and "toxic __."  Or can there? Take this article on the false equivalence between toxic femininity and toxic masculinity.  It defines toxic masculinity as an expression of the political patriarchy that encourages male violence: The concept of "toxic masculinity" exists to highlight the organized, political nature of domestic violence and other forms of [physical] violence against women. [Word in brackets added by this author.] Since there is no political matriarchy and no significant female violence against men, there can be no toxic femininity.  Unfortunately, the matriarchy exists, and verbal violence is also of concern, as activists admit when it is directed against women. Those activists who accosted Jeff Flake in a Senate elevator made him feel threatened.  Would those...(Read Full Post)
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