It’s a big thing.
One day I’ve watched some tv drama with my sister, where one of main characters, was a victim of family violence. He was loving husband, his wife was brutal, despotic woman. And my sister said: “ugh what a fag”, so I asked her why. She replied: “how can man be beaten by woman? If she hit him, he should hit her back”. And I was like: “really? then everyone would turn their back on him etc.” And she didn’t see any problem with this. It’s a shame.
And some video illustrating how male victims of violence are treated in public:
As a beard owner and beard lover I feel truly offended by today’s google doodle.:(