Being born a heterosexual male immediately entitles you to a set of privileges you never signed up for. Male privilege is one of them.
Isn't it great when a progressive husband "allows" you a day of rest every week? Deconstructing a Quora post reeking of benevolent patriarchy.
While men too face disadvantages in the patriarchal system, can we call it “oppression”? Marilyn Frye answers these in her work 'Oppression'.
Rape culture doesn’t affect cishet gender binary men in the same manner that it affects us (but it does affect them).
The #NotAllMen video by AskMen India coddles men and make them seem like they are not mature enough to understand the complexity of the situation.
With people using the word solidarity now more than usual, let's examine what the word means, and what is the goal of solidarity?
I've wondered how it'd feel to give a woman who fails to recognise male privilege and thinks men have it tough, a course in Patriarchy 101.
Discourses of identity politics and minority rights are often peppered with the words 'privilege' and 'oppression.' So what does privilege really mean?
Do I have no right to talk about women's issues because of my privilege, & because I hadn't actually experienced the worst of the worst?
From makeup to movies to even lingerie brands with their skewered understanding of the word 'nude', the message is loud and clear. If you, God forbid, possess more melanin than some, then you're going to have a tough time, and there is nothing you can do about it at all.