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Flat White

When paedophilia is just dandy

10 May 2018

8:47 AM

10 May 2018

8:47 AM

Tim Winton’s prize-winning novel Breath has recently opened in Australian cinemas to rave reviews, with The Monthly claiming that, “Simon Baker’s faithful new screen adaptation makes what Winton calls the “shackle[s of] misogyny” plain.” Winton has been outspoken regarding the ‘toxic masculinity’ within Australia and in particular how he observes that boys are being:

Enlisted in the army of misogyny…having the tenderness squeezed out of them…they’re learning how to be bad men because there aren’t enough good men in their lives showing them how to be good men.

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