smash it to bits

The patriarchy that dismisses domestic violence complaints from women also dismisses them from men. The same patriarchy that cut reproductive health funding also sends boys and men, overwhelmingly black, to jail in staggering numbers. Further, where the patriarchy dehumanizes women in the workplace, it also dehumanizes labor entirely. If we’re going to smash the patriarchy, then we’re going to have to address all of its transgressions, not just the ones that are gender-specific.

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