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Toxic Masculinity Oppresses Men in the Workplace, Too

Not even Don Draper likes being Don Draper

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II have a male friend who ticks off all the boxes of a prototypical workplace leader. Every day, he plays the part of Don Draper — the brooding 1960s ad man in the TV series Mad Men — by putting on a suit and conforming to people’s notions of what it means to be the brave male boss: working long hours…

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Michelle P. King

Michelle P. King

Director of Inclusion at Netflix, and author of The Fix: Overcome the Invisible Barriers That Are Holding Women Back at Work

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