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Using any term for bad behavior that ascribes the behavior to the person’s gender rather than to their character is what’s called gender-shaming, and should be avoided.

To find out if a term that contains a gender, race, etc., is bigoted, try replacing the gender, race, etc., with others. See if you then think the term would still be acceptable and appropriate to use. If not, then yes, it is bigoted.

Let's try here. Would you consider it acceptable to dismiss what women say because they are "womansplaining"? I suspect most who use the term "mansplaining" would not find that acceptable.

If it is not acceptable to dismiss what women say because of their gender (and I assert that this is certainly not acceptable), it's not okay to do to men, either. If we're supporting equality here, there shouldn't even be a need to say that.

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