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The real reason why some men are still refusing to wear a mask

2 Sep 2020

Several surveys reveal that men are less likely to wear a mask than women. But the reason why goes beyond just macho masculinity.

Since COVID-19 broke out in the United States, a certain image has become an icon of pandemic-era masculinity: a man walking down the street with a surgical mask pulled down so that it hugs his chin. He has made the effort to put on a mask, a nod to the public health messaging around mask wearing, but he just can’t bring himself to pull it up over his nose and mouth. Why?

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