‘I need to sit that way because of my balls’ — and 5 other misguided defences of ‘manspreading’ on public transport

Men spreading their legs into others’ space is taking place on public transport systems all over the world. It takes many forms, some slight, others severe. “Manspreading” is the now official term, and thanks to an anti-manspreading campaign in New York, it’s something that’s recently gained a lot of traction.

Signs reading “Dude…stop the spread” have been rolled out on train and metro carriages across the city as part of an effort to improve train etiquette.

Read it at The Independent.

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