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Brodie Op-Ed Addresses Toxic Masculinity in Monuments The piece appeared in the June 19 edition of The Washington Post.

BrodieLaura_052709_015-150x150 Brodie Op-Ed Addresses Toxic Masculinity in MonumentsLaura Brodie, a visiting assistant professor of English at Washington and Lee University, has written a Washington Post opinion piece about Civil War monuments’ place in a culture of toxic masculinity. In the piece, “The toxic masculinity behind Civil War monuments,” she writes that monuments erected by both Confederate and Union sympathizers were in many cases not only racist, but celebratory of a “violent expression of masculinity.”

Read the full opinion piece online.