There a million different reasons why someone might be quiet in this scenario and I suspect that quiet men are not generally accused of quietly judging people when they choose not to speak.
Confessions of a “Cold” Woman
Elizabeth Spiers
93161

Nope. Not at all. We get “thoughtful” and “wise” and “the type of person whose opinions people respect.” If people think we’re judging, it’s considered valuable. I feel for women with our personality type.

One clap, two clap, three clap, forty?

By clapping more or less, you can signal to us which stories really stand out.