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Old 05-13-2019, 03:48 PM
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Originally Posted by Manda JO View Post
There will never be a term that is non-objectionable to people who are looking for a reason to object.
Indeed. The implication, "I'm right there with you objecting to harmful gender stereotypes, BUT NOT UNTIL YOU COME UP WITH A BETTER TERM," is less than persuasive. If you want to fight shitty social structures, you'll put up with terminology that's not 100% to your liking. If you're quibbling over the terminology, it's almost always because you're not especially interested in doing anything about those social structures.