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Can we not use gendered insults?

I really think the word bitch is problematic and highly offensive and adds nothing to the inclusivity here. This may be an antipodean thing but it’s a sexist and nasty insult. May I request we discuss not using it? Or any gendered insults?
posted by taff on Dec 5, 2017 - 239 comments

Shoutout in Bitch Media re emotional labour

Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha, writer of the Modest Proposal for a Fair Trade Emotional Labor Economy essay linked on Mefi recently, talks about the Metafilter emotional labour thread on a podcast with Bitch Media discussing her artile.
posted by divabat on Jul 21, 2017 - 5 comments

"Bitch" is an ugly word to throw around so casually.

It's disheartening to read a bunch of users, particularly women, repeatedly refer to another woman as a "bitch". [more inside]
posted by mkultra on Aug 28, 2011 - 546 comments

Not referring to a kitteh

Now that we've had a discussion about "douchebag," does anyone else flinch at this title, too?
posted by bearwife on Oct 26, 2010 - 563 comments

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