Gillette 'Toxic Masculinity' Ad Stirs Controversy

Headline Roundup January 17th, 2019

A new Gillette ad that takes on "toxic masculinity" and encourages men to abstain from bullying and sexual harassment has stirred a great deal of controversy across partisan lines. Some have accused the campaign of unfairly characterizing all men as boorish or have taken issue with the company capitalizing on a social justice movement. Others praised the ad's message as positive and disputed the idea that it is "anti-male."

Gillette 'Toxic Masculinity' Ad Stirs Controversy

From the Center
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Here’s a rundown of both sides of the Gillette razor ad debate. Some are decrying the advertisement as being biased against men, while others are applauding the company’s efforts to affect social change.

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From the Right
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A new ad for Gillette razors parrots crude leftist stereotypes of men.

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From the Left
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The Procter & Gamble-owned razor company used its Super Bowl ad to weigh in on #MeToo.

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