Emma Speer
SPEER: Question and manswer

Manswering is a specific manifestation of mansplaining. It happens when a man (consciously or not) automatically assumes a position of higher status when answering a question, in order to protect his ego or maintain at least an illusion of authority.


I would soon identify that time of year as “around Ralph’s birthday” or “about to open the pool,” but at the time I considered it […]