One piece of advice we often hear is that when we're at a social gathering, we should avoid discussing religion or politics because it's almost guaranteed to make a light and breezy event heavy and confrontational.
But while that might be true for a dinner party, there's also a danger of sweeping these uncomfortable topics under the rug. Although there may be a time and a place for these discussions, they do need to happen at some point. Otherwise, issues that boil under the surface can breed resentment between friends and family and even have tragic consequences if left unaddressed.
And that is why one TikTok user recently made the case that men in particular need to stop treating feminism as a dirty word.
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