I write & speak about software and the people that build it. I’ve made apps at NYTimes, Tumblr, and now run my own studio, Lickability. I obsess about cocktails, musical theater, and podcasts. Oh yeah, and I was on Jeopardy!
While this is a very real way people might use the pinching gesture 🤏 in both the physical world and in the emoji world, this societal obsession with penis size can be harmful. Masculinity is not defined by penis size, or even having a penis at all in the case of many trans men or nonbinary individuals.