male friends: dude
female friends: dude
cis friends: dude
queer friends: dude
trans friends: dude
my parents: dude
my boss: dude
the President: Mr. Dude
the Queen: Your Royal Dudeness
the Pope: holy dude
people who don’t want to be called dude because it makes them feel uncomfortable or dysphoric with unwanted connotations of gender associated with the word: pal