I'm normally pretty shy and all about love and peace and freedom. but I WILL speak up if I see or hear prejudice. We should never silently tolerate prejudice, even if some people try to dismiss us as crazy, angry feminists.
This is what he really meant by: "BOYS WILL BE BOYS" (idiom) a saying meant to assure you that behavior by nearby males that offended you and/or caused you harm was not their fault. See the rest of the soft sexism definition at the link!