[LMB] OT: Gender Roles

Matthew George matt.msg at gmail.com
Sat Oct 2 15:23:45 BST 2021


One wonders why we feel the need to be gender-specific, since there's no
lack of patronizing people of both sexes.

On Sat, Oct 2, 2021 at 7:11 AM Peter Hews via Lois-Bujold <
lois-bujold at lists.herald.co.uk> wrote:

> I'm familiar with the term "mansplaining," but we need another word when
> it's women telling another woman that she doesn't experience what she
> thinks she experiences (and recommending books to tell her what she ought
> to feel.)  Perhaps "matronising"?
>


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