Great example of Girlsplaining! “Manspaining” is a hate label used to shut down men, so it is definitely a personal attack on the person it is used against. If you use it, expect the man to react as if you had called him a Nazi, or a racist. Imagine how a woman would react if a man said “Shut up, bimbo!” when she was explaining something to him. That is exactly the tone of put-down in the Mansplaining slur. Anyone who says it is just pointing out “what goes on in society” is part of the problem, it is not helpful input. For men and women to discuss things as equals, first we have to drop the sexist insults on both sides.

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