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Men have been believing that sex is nice and pleasurable and good for you since forever — it’s the people they’re having the sex with who are the dirty sluts.
Are you implying that men only have sex with women?
Yes. No man ever had sex with anyone but a woman with a vagina, clearly.
NO — of course that is not what I am implying. I’m implying that the straight dudes who get high fived for sleeping with as many women as possible (and then calling those same women sluts afterwards) are not the ones who need to be reclaiming “slut”.
I wont lie, I am not comfortable with men using the word slut, period. Slut is not a word that has been used to degrade men. It has been a word used to degrade women and to try to control women. Men should not be reclaiming the word.
I’ve known people to refer to certain males as sluts and ‘man-whores’ like it’s a good thing. It’s disgusting.