Nope. Why does even mentioning differences have to be taboo?
Rant Ninja

My problem did not stem from my employee, or what he said: it was with myself (as I illustrated by flipping the situations gender-wise.) My reaction was one that wasn’t funny, or amusing, or really something that would normally happen in a world where equality was more the status quo. His comments weren’t taboo: my reaction to it, however, should have been different.