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    'Duderus' Upheaval: Planned Parenthood 'Men's Uterus' Tweet Ignites Social Media

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    A US reproductive health NGO managed to stir a social media controversy with a single tweet that was apparently meant as a gesture of support for transgender men who possess female reproductive organs.

    The Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky sparked intense debates on social media after tweeting that "some men have a uterus." The statement was posted on Twitter this week and contained only the aforementioned phrase repeated 11 times.

    ​Some thanked the NGO for the tweet, with at least two people referring to their reproductive tracts as a "duderus."

    Others, however, were not inclined to agree with this claim, including famous Hollywood actor James Woods.

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    And yet others appeared to be simply shocked and puzzled by Planned Parenthood’s declaration.


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