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an alarming number of heterosexual couples out there who appear to have interpreted “wear a mask” as “women should wear a mask, as only they can transmit COVID-19,” which, are you folks alright? that’s not how it works at all

@ticky I don't think those couples realize that if one person in your household isn't wearing a mask even while the rest are? You're still at goddamn risk! >:(

@ticky fucking boggles my mind to see groups out and about in which there is a masking differential

Like.....y’all are just gonna go home and breathe the same fucking air

@ticky Recent statistics from my state show that women are getting vaccinated more than men at a 3 to 1 clip. White men think they’re invincible.

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@ticky honestly I don't think sexism is the factor causing it here--I think the men are just trying to be more "macho" while the women are more sensible on average. So it just boils down to (literally) toxic masculinity.

@ticky I see this everywhere and just can't figure it out. Just because it works for condoms...

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