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It is possible for anyone, of any gender, to benefit from male privilege at some point in time provided that some aspect of their being gets attributed added value because someone perceived it as being masculine or male.
For example: if a cisgender woman named Robin Smith applies for a job and gets hired based on her resume in part because the person reading her resume she was a man, and their biases ticked up Robin's level of qualification as a result, *she is benefiting from male privilege.*
Likewise a butch cis woman who gets read as male while walking home at night might benefit from the male privilege of not getting harassed while walking down the street.
Although men — and cis men in particular — are more likely to *consistently* benefit from male privilege, that does not mean that male privilege is some deeply ingrained thing that only men have, or that is built into men.
Privilege isn't something that's biologically ingrained into us, it's just a status that's assigned to — and sometimes taken away from — us as we move through the world.
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