It’s been a heavy few months, to say the least. From the pandemic to the protests over police brutality against black Americans, it hasn’t felt like there’s been much to celebrate lately. But now it’s June, which means in addition to everything else that’s happening, it’s also Pride Month.
All over the world – in China, Italy, the United States and Australia – many more men than women are dying from COVID-19.
A 2014 article from The Atlantic is making the rounds again, fuelled by an inflammatory headline. It’s a pretty straightforward write-up of the research, but the headline is driving angry shares from the way it puts the blame on women.