Most people who understand oppression and who understand feminism agree that we live within a social system that is largely defined by patriarchy. Within this system, men have a certain kind of power and privilege that is not accessible by women. While the concept of male privilege does not mean that women do not ever hold power, it is an acknowledgement that men's power, as a class is institutionalized in comparison with women, as a class.
Yet, not everyone agrees with this assessment.
On this show, your host, Meghan Murphy explores the men's rights movement and asks the question: Does feminism discriminate against men?
For more information on The F Word, please visit: www.feminisms.org
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