Why Are Some Girls Such Bullies?

CATHY WALKER, Education Consultant Last weekend I watched Sali Hughes’ impassioned account of the internet bullying she has endured over the past few months. A group of women targeted her online, discrediting, criticising, ridiculing every area of her life. She says: ‘“Everything was lie upon lie upon lie to the degree that I wouldn’t know who they […]

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Is masculinity toxic?

ESHU CHRISTIANSON Toxic masculinity is a phrase often used in the media to describe the negative effects of the traditional male stereotype. Traditional stereotypes of men as socially dominant, along with related traits such as misogyny and homophobia, can be considered “toxic” due in part to their promotion of violence, including sexual assault and domestic […]

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