You can probably guess what the word is not just by dint of how easily microaggressed the Left is nowadays. It’s definitely not broad or dame. It’s not gal, though libs would probably tear your tongue for saying it.
The word is female when used as a noun. The topic came to the fore when the geniuses behind the forthcoming March for Science tweeted this innocent-sounding question:
— March for Science (@ScienceMarchDC) February 23, 2017
Yep, they went there. They used female as a noun.
Among the enraged reactions to this offense was this tweet by Alessondra Springmann, a self-described “anticolonial intersectional feminist”:
.@ScienceMarchDC delete your account you colossal waste of carbon.
— AlessondraSpringmann (@sondy) February 23, 2017