Women, are you ready for #MeninistTwitter?
You know how something starts off as jokes but then opens up a whole Pandora's box of problems? That's basically what #MeninistTwitter is.
— Ephesians 5 Man (@CamWashington_) December 17, 2013
Go ahead and have a look. #MeninistTwitter, which is essentially a male version of feminism, is now trending in the U.S.:
It looks like this is how it all started:
Might start up #MeninistTwitter.
— Breaking Kayfabe (@MyNig) December 16, 2013
A sampling of some of the replies:
Just cause we go on a date doesn't mean I have to pay, be a real woman and pay for yourself since you're so "independent" #MeninistTwitter
— The King. (@KillAllSimps) December 17, 2013
Ugh. Every time I see Channing Tatum I just feel fat and unwanted. We as men need more realistic role models. #MeninistTwitter
— Luke James (@lukejamesbgn) December 17, 2013
How DARE you tell me to wear a condom? You DO NOT control my body #MeninistTwitter
— Alou Manatti Jr. (@ihaterooster) December 17, 2013
It's okay for men to cry. #MeninistTwitter Actually, no it's not. Grow a pair dammit. 😉
— The Foo (@PolitiBunny) December 16, 2013
— Uncle TreY (@MrBetterThanYou) December 16, 2013
Maybe I didn't want a shape up because I embrace my natural hairline and didn't want to mess up my hair roots #MeninistTwitter
— . (@InMyMental) December 17, 2013
I've never seen a picture of us together on your Instagram #MeninistTwitter
— MEECHIE MIGO (@mynameisFACE) December 17, 2013
— Markus Lenz (@MarkusLenzz) December 16, 2013
I have more to offer than just putting together furniture and changing flat tires. #MeninistTwitter
— a.davis™ ♑️ (@ideez____) December 16, 2013
You say chivalry, I say an outdated social contract that perpetuates unfair gender roles. #MeninistTwitter
— PJ (@pjhoody) December 16, 2013
all jokes aside #MeninistTwitter has lots of valid points. Men aren't always afforded the same flexibility or vulnerability as women are.
— Ma$on (@FirstGentleman) December 16, 2013
To be sure, not everybody’s having a good time with it: