Oct. 14, 2021

Eff the Patriarchy

Eff the Patriarchy

Content Warning: Adult language
During this episode Jaime and Kevin run down the many side effects of a patriarchal society. They discuss studies done on the impact of a patriarchy on health, physical and mental. Your co-hosts also discuss their theories on how the patriarchy came about and how it is shaping social norms. They try to tackle the questions: Can it be changed? Why hasn’t it changed? Is the Patriarchy actually harmful to your health? You might be surprised by the answers!


Content Warning: Adult language

During this episode Jaime and Kevin run down the many side effects of a patriarchal society. They discuss studies done on the impact of a patriarchy on health, physical and mental. Your co-hosts also discuss their theories on how the patriarchy came about and how it is shaping social norms. They try to tackle the questions: Can it be changed? Why hasn’t it changed?

Their expertise in regards to the Patriarchy? As Americans, they are living in it. Does wallowing in Patriarchy provide expertise?

Their qualifications to discuss the topic? Considering the vastly different impacts the Patriarchy has had on our clever co-hosts, they aren’t qualified, but they sure are opinionated. 

Basically, anything they discuss? Don’t take their word for it - but they hope you enjoy the show!

 

Reference Links:

Coffee and common ground this week 

In Jaime’s Cup: Cream & Sugar | Slate Coffee Roasters 

In Kevin’s Cup: Colombia Cauca Juan Tama | Beanbox 

Merriam-Webster: https://www.merriam-webster.com/ 

Sources:

Society and The Media Place Unrealistic Expectations on Women, Increasing Gender Inequality | Bryant Archway

History of Feminism in the United States (thoughtco.com)

The origins of sexism: How men came to rule 12,000 years ago | New Scientist 

Patriarchy is bad for men’s health -report (trust.org)

In brief: Hugs heartfelt in more ways than one - Harvard Health

Why the patriarchy is killing men - The Washington Post

5 Things Society Unfairly Expects Of Men - Role Reboot

7 Reasons Why Patriarchy Is Bad (and Feminism is Good) for Men 

(thebodyisnotanapology.com) 

Who won’t shut up in meetings? Men say it’s women. It’s not. - The Washington Post

Mental Load: Examples, How to Talk About It, & More (healthline.com) 

Why Women Struggle to Get Doctors to Believe Them | The Report | US News

How Doctors Take Women's Pain Less Seriously - The Atlantic 

J&J Vaccine Blood Clots vs. Birth Control - How They Compare | Health.com 

 

Quotables:

“How awful… to make it seem like your adult life is only meant to be a financial churn.”

“Eff the Patriarchy”

“That’s not even a side effect… It’s not a bug, it’s a feature!” 

“We’re in a time of unprecedented wealth and wonder and plenty. We should probably enjoy that as a species.”

Show us your common sense:

Let us know your thoughts on today’s episode in the comments section, we would love to hear your coffee recommendations, and your experiences with the patriarchy. You can find our thoughts on Effing Equality here.