April 17, 2013

Why I Was Wrong About the Patriarchy (and Why It Doesn’t Matter)

by Roland Hulme

Nearly 3 years ago, I wrote a blog post asking: “Does the patriarchy really exist?” and enjoyed the spirited debate it generated. But recently, I’ve realized that I was absolutely wrong about the issue. I’ve come to realize now that of course “the patriarchy exists” – just not in the way it had ever been “sold” to me as a concept.