Most people who are talking about ‘toxic masculinity’ don’t really know anything about what masculinity actually looks like. Here are some examples.


VICE, Vox, Huffpost and other rags have been telling us a lot about ‘toxic masculinity’ lately, even going as far as to claim that all masculinity is toxic at times.

Because these sites serve only to deconstruct what is good and real, in favour of creating chaos, they provide no alternative. They don’t show us the good that men can choose to be instead, they just tell us that men are bad and men must renounce their manhood to be good – not even good really, just less bad. The radical Left don’t really believe that (especially straight, white, Christian) men can be good. And we know that’s just not true.

Non-toxic masculinity is when men are good fathers; good brothers; and good husbands. Non-toxic masculinity is fair but strong leadership. Non-toxic masculinity looks out for the welfare of those in its care, and of complete strangers. Non-toxic masculinity protects at its own risk.

Non-toxic masculinity is Professor Jordan Peterson, restoring meaning and faith into the lives of many young men who felt disillusioned by society and our current political climate. Non-toxic masculinity is Eric Weinstein coming to his brother Bret’s defence when he was publicly mobbed by radical Leftists, despite being left-leaning himself. Non-toxic masculinity is Owen Benjamin leaving Hollywood and his promising career behind, to raise his newborn son away from pedophiles and loonies. Non-toxic masculinity is the men who jump to the aid of me and my female coworkers when incidents with difficult – and sometimes dangerous – customers occur in our workplace.

Because we believe in solutions and positive messages, here is to us what positive masculinity looks like; great personifications of the ancient archetypes of masculinity.

This is the Good that men can be; that men are more often than not.

-Senior Editor A.


If the child of nature breaks loose, he becomes a madman; The pupil of art, despicable.

-Friedrich Schiller


When God took the rib out of Adam

it hurt. It was the good one.

Men work to earn it back, but they never do.

What they do get is a beautiful elusive woman,

Sometimes. Those who are dutiful.

Dutiful to the soil of the earth, a hammer, a sickle:

“Above All, Don’t Lie To Yourself.”

Learn to say no.

Women no longer depend on us physically

from the Dangers of God: Capitalism

has brought forth a land of plenty

And ancient red chains are removed from the soil

Men have lost the way, you’re still young, that’s your fault;

Men who have been told they’re toxic,

become quietly toxic,

who cowered in unshaven rooms in underwear.

Humour. Bravery. Truth. Protection.

Find out what you can do and do it.

Build a family.

Being a good man is fighting off tyranny in

oneself and others, for those that give you life.

God (nature) and family.

The world is not as new as it appears to be,

Barbarians are still out and within our gates,

the wind is in our flags.

-Senior Editor S.


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THE HUSBAND – Jordan Peterson with his wife, Tammy.
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THE MENTOR – “Man up!” – Clint Eastwood in Gran Torino
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THE FATHER – John Steinbeck and his boys
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BROTHERS – “Hey I never asked you before, do you like guacamole?”
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THE SEARCHER – My Darling Clementine, 1946
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FRIENDSHIP – Comedians, confronters of insanity; Owen Benjamin and Steven Crowder
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THE LEADERS – Couldn’t forget about these blokes. Image courtesy of Mental Floss
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YOUTH – They might be hobbits and not men; but my point still stands.
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THE ARTISTS – Gatherings of great artists and thinkers: Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac, Gregory Corso, Larry Rivers, David Amram
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THE UNCLE – good ol’ Hagrid
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THE SOLDIERS – Our protectors
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RIFFRAFF – “I never had any friends like the ones I had when I was twelve. Jesus, does anybody?”
The Musician.
THE MUSICIAN
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THE PROTECTOR – We know James Woods isn’t really a cop, but we had to find a way to get a photo of him on this page anyhow
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THE VISIONARY – Andrei Tarkovsky
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THE PUNK – Iggy Pop, 1970
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THE MYSTIC – The great Fyodor Dostoevsky, father of foresight, loved life more than the meaning of it.
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THE GRANDFATHER – Check out this guy and his bird

… and last but not least, in fact, maybe the most importantly:

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Oh Hail Liam Neeson, our Warrior Dad; The Great and the Invincible. Image courtesy of Taken 27: A Brave Dad In A New World.

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