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Why rape happens, a reminder

Rape is a political act, in the purest sense that second wave feminists meant when they said “the personal is political”. What they meant by that was not that one isn’t allowed to make choices to survive in a patriarchy, and that we should therefore turn feminism into a purity…

Ask the Patriarchy: LeBron and the Laws of Bromance

The Patriarchy is back! (Not that he ever really went anywhere, I suppose, except to the bank a few times.) In this episode, The Patriarchy gets his mansplain on to discuss the most important issue in America today: LeBron James. This isn’t about a basketball player switching teams, this is…

Ask the Patriarchy: Should I care about the oil spill?

I know, I know, it seems like a dumb question. But there are actually some bros who care about all this namby pamby enviro crap. Do they have a point, or are they just faking it to get some tail? You ask, the Patriarchy answers in Ask the Patriarchy:…

Time Magazine surveys women’s rights and declares them a failure

I’m quite possibly the last person who cares to in the blogosphere to write about this appalling Time magazine celebration of purity balls, but I have to say that I’m not as surprised as I should be. Time has decided to embrace a retrograde patriarchal agenda, and not of the…

The patriarchy weighs in on the Democratic primary

Jill beat me to it, dammit. The Patriarchy steps in and gives his opinion on who he supported in the primary season. Marc promises a whole series of episodes of Manhood, starring The Patriarchy himself. If Stephen Colbert just wasn’t working under the FCC regulations….. Which is another way to…

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