Patriarchy is the organization of society, such that men hold a majority of the roles associated with social power (if not all of them). Feminist theory tends to focus on the many ways that patriarchy subjugates women. I focus on it a lot, too. But it hurts men as well, and though I have not spent a great deal of effort talking about it, I have been obliquely referring to some of those harmful effects in much of my writing. Such as when I wrote about the social construction of masculinity through forced gendering. This blog entry will deal more directly with how these issues effect men in a number of negative ways.
Infant Male Circumcision
Infant male circumcision is a tradition which arose as an aspect of the Jewish identity. It was part of how both parents and male infant together formed a blood covenant as the Chosen…
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