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We just reported on three studies that found "masculine toughness" leads to an aversion to mask-wearing. So many factors at play — biological, socio-economical and cultural.
"What is our society teaching men? It is teaching men that the only way to have dignity is not be a woman, not be weak, not be gay, always hit first and never present yourself as vulnerable or in need." - Via
How An Aversion to Masks Stems From ‘Toxic Masculinity’ CC: Reminds me of a conversation we had on this topic:
“There has been a very dominant strain of men who clearly feel that wearing a mask would so expose their vulnerability that they would rather risk death from the virus” by
"Masculine toughness is consistently related to higher negative feelings and lower positive feelings about mask wearing." How an Aversion to Masks Stems From ‘Toxic Masculinity’
“What is our society teaching men? It is teaching men that the only way to have dignity is not be a woman, not be weak, not be gay, always hit first and never present yourself as vulnerable or in need.”
⁩ : “There has been a very dominant strain of men who clearly feel that wearing a mask would so expose their vulnerability that they would rather risk death from the virus.” #COVID19
Important read: How an Aversion to #Mask use Stems From ‘Toxic Masculinity’ #maskupmiami #facecoverings