Been internalizing and reflecting on this as it's unfolded across social media, which is the point. By all means, men need to speak up, and speak out. It’s incumbent upon us to effect change.
That being said, there’s also the perspective that perhaps this is also a real good time to just simply shut the fuck up and listen.
Yeah, it hurts.
Update: Required reading - "Stay here, in this difficult place" (The Unforgiving Minute).
Plus another repost that bears repeating: "...perpetuating the same cycles of abuse I originally turned to comedy in an attempt to escape. It hurt to learn – like watching Superman fail you or any other bullshit metaphor for fallen heroes..." (All My Heroes Are Monsters)