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I have always found it frustrating how TIMs (MtFs) will claim that they do not experience male privilege because when they are presumed to be male it is misgendering (which is a form of violence). However, most amazingly, I came across this post sharing this contradictory opinion from a TIM wherein he goes on about how he can't have male privilege because of misgendering etc etc but then actually admits that he sometimes lets himself pass as male (which is sooo horrible) for safety reasons. I really just feel like if we are at the point where these people are actually admitting that they have male privilege, while still denying it at the same time, we have certainly reached a level of La-La-Land ideology that is hopefully about to crack? Do you think people like this are hurting their cause, or do you think it makes no difference because people will just keep believing what they want to believe? I honestly just don't know. If you would like to see the post, here it is. This isn't the original post (it is someone who is critical of it), so clicking on it won't give any traffic to the dumbass who originally made the post.

https://twitter.com/GabsClark5/status/1573086903381168128

Anyway, I am just looking for other opinions on where we are at in this whole debate, because when I see things like this I think we must be near the breaking point. But maybe not?

I have always found it frustrating how TIMs (MtFs) will claim that they do not experience male privilege because when they are presumed to be male it is misgendering (which is a form of violence). However, most amazingly, I came across this post sharing this contradictory opinion from a TIM wherein he goes on about how he can't have male privilege because of misgendering etc etc but then actually admits that he sometimes lets himself pass as male (which is sooo horrible) for safety reasons. I really just feel like if we are at the point where these people are actually admitting that they have male privilege, while still denying it at the same time, we have certainly reached a level of La-La-Land ideology that is hopefully about to crack? Do you think people like this are hurting their cause, or do you think it makes no difference because people will just keep believing what they want to believe? I honestly just don't know. If you would like to see the post, here it is. This isn't the original post (it is someone who is critical of it), so clicking on it won't give any traffic to the dumbass who originally made the post. https://twitter.com/GabsClark5/status/1573086903381168128 Anyway, I am just looking for other opinions on where we are at in this whole debate, because when I see things like this I think we must be near the breaking point. But maybe not?

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Scroedinger's privilege: when you do, and do not, have male privilege.

Today on NPR in a story about book banning, a commenter asked why 5 year olds, kindergarteners, need sexually explicit or sexually confusing books. The interviewee was allowed (after many words obfuscating) to reply that teenagers need to explore their sexuality. He was not called on it, the interview ended, and most people a likely left thinking, "well that's reasonable", because teenagers "do" need to be able to explore their sexuality. But not 5 year olds.

It was such bad journalism I wanted to scream. Do not avoid the question and answer another, and if you do, the "journalist" doing the interview should bring it back to the original question.

Long rambling answer to say that no, I don't think we are near the breaking point. NPR is still pulling the wool over the listener's eyes.

NPR has been garbage for years now. Not sure exactly when it happened, but it’s been crap for a long time. They have been steadily pushing trans and “q*eer” stuff, along with other harmful things like surrogacy. I think it’s safe to say they are anti-feminist and truly hate women, all while appearing “woke.”

You are right. I noticed it a while ago, like you did, and now motly listen to music or books. Sometimes, I think I should know what's on the news.

I often end up yelling at the radio.