From now on, if I want my word definitions laced with patriarchy, heteronormativity and ableism, I will use Thesaurus.com exclusively.
I was looking for a synonym of “power” for something I was writing earlier on and of course, I use online dictionaries and related sources. This is the result that Thesaurus.com suggested as related words for “power”. I am speechless. Male, able, able-bodied, adequate, virile, manly, masculine… those are the suggested related adjectives.
On the plus side, they left “white, Christian male” out. Silver linings, I guess.
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