Any ism that blames all the people in a particular class is misguided. And, sometimes the term men is used as a shorthand to indicate patriarchal and androcentric society. It’s imprecise and I personally try to always say “some men” or use other qualifiers that give latitude for individual behavior, but I also understand the real fatigue and disgust with having a constant backlash for just asking for basic human and civil rights.

Dispelling cultural myths with research-driven stories. My favorite word is “specious.” Not fragile like a flower; fragile like a bomb! Twitter @ElleBeau

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