Hm. I wrote this yesterday morning and it’s been read and shared many thousands of times, and you’re the first person who’s felt the need to tell me how my “language should be used.” So I wouldn’t necessarily classify this as a problem “most people” have, y’know?

To be perfectly honest, I’m not all that worried about trying to impress someone so fragile that his brain switches off at the sight of the words “toxic masculinity.”

When you’re ready to be a “potential ally” whose allyship isn’t conditional on women using only words you’re 100% comfortable with, I’ll be here. :)

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