If you’re reading the title of this article and rolling your eyes, believe me, I get it. Nowadays it feels as if masculinity—hypermasculinity or otherwise—has become the source of all-evil in the world. One can hardly step outside their door without hearing about the malevolent cancer of the patriarchy. I’ve even heard detailed conversations about how toxic masculinity is to blame for global warming. Ridiculousness! Well, it’s actually not as crazy as it might sound at first.