Stage 3

The Digital Bromad: How Toxic Masculinity Thrives Abroad

Skype calls in cafes without using headphones. Crushing it, killing it, destroying it. Entitled and arrogant. Crossfit. Meet the digital bromad. The digital nomad life means flexibility and freedom for those carving out a location-independent career. Web developers, copy editors, online marketers, or graphic designers can leave behind the nine-to-five grind to travel the world, laptop in hand to fund their adventures. However, though such a lifestyle sounds like it should be open to all, it’s quickly allowed a single, white, male caricature to flourish: