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Sun Jun 7, 2015, 10:51 AM

22. The "community standards" reveal quite a bit on this

You can imply someone has a small penis. You can call someone a "dick" or a "prick". You can say a man's penis is nonfunctional for sex. It's highly unlikely any of this behavior will receive so much as an alert, let alone a hide or a ban.

On the other hand if you use the C-word for just about any reason, you will almost certainly get a hide and may be banned. I can only imagine that if anyone were to imply a woman has a large vagina or her sex organs are nonfunctional, the results would be the same.

From a "community standards" standpoint, I'm not going to say that either one of these reactions are wrong, but I don't believe anyone can say both are simultaneously right without a tacit admission there's an extreme double standard going on.

I've posed this question to the gender warriors a few times. Most often I'm asked why I don't alert on such male directed sexism (which would be a fruitless exercise even if I was inclined to do it), or I get some kind of half-fast argument for double standards which ironically involves discussions of privilege.

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