Tag: patriarchy

Don’t Underestimate My Intelligence

People underestimate my intelligence. Scratch that. People don’t underestimate my intelligence, men do. I’m way smarter than I actually seem, and it’s a shame when you underestimate my intellect, my capabilities. It might surprise you that I’m actually quite aware of your indiscretions and your ability to manipulate certain pieces of myself to make me…

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A Different Take on Patriarchy: “What is Wrong With Liking the Backstreet Boys?”

Patriarchy.  A word quite familiar and even uncanny to the eye. I’ve studied and written about patriarchy in college until practically my fingers bled, delved my mind in its definition, culture, and system, buried myself in its interconnection with our behaviors, decisions, and attitudes, discovered the definite affect it has in both sexual and romantic…

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