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Smashing Patriarchy

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About Smashing Patriarchy

Join us as we explore: πŸ’₯ The rise and history of Patriarchy πŸ’₯ How Patriarchy is a system of domination, dehumanisation, slavery and oppression πŸ’₯ How we dismantle, divest and heal from Patriarchy πŸ’₯ How we restore balance, seek justice, and step into our personal power and sovereignty β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” This club was founded by Domenica D., who is writing a book on the mechanics of systemic patriarchy, and ideas for how we dismantle, divest & heal from it. All moderators actively work on dismantling patriarchy from various disciplines, & each bring a wealth of knowledge and wisdom through their lived experience & professional expertise. β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” πŸ—£ Topics discussed:πŸ—£ Patriarchy β€’ Feminism β€’ Intersectionality β€’ Oppression β€’ Systemic Oppression β€’ Social Justice β€’ Imperialism β€’ Capitalism β€’ White Supremacy β€’ Decolonisation β€’ Depatriarchalisation β€’ Violence & Abuse β€’ Trauma β€’ Epigenetics β€’ Healing β€’ Women’s Empowerment β€’ Dysfunctional & Anti Social Behaviour β€’ Mental Health β€’ Culture β€’ Power and Control Dynamics β€’ Dismantling β€’ Abolition β€’ Advocacy β€’ Activism β€’ History & Ancient/Indigenous Knowledge β€’ Policy, Systems & Institutionalisation β€’ Geopolitics β€’ Global Development β€’ Global North/South Relations β€’ The Role of Media & Tech β€’β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” This club has zero tolerance for hate & discrimination of any kind including misogyny/noir, sexism, racism, anti-blackness, xenophobia, homophobia, transphobia, ableism etc. Displays of such behaviour will be addressed & offenders will be removed from the stage & club swiftly! β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€”β€” The definition/s of Patriarchy we refer to in this club are as defined by bell hooks: β€œPatriarchy is a political-social system where males are endowed with the right to dominate and rule over the weak and maintain that dominance through various forms of psychological terrorism and violence.” We discuss the rise of patriarchy across history & cultures, but default to Patriarchy in its current euro-centric form being the interlocking political systems of β€œImperialist White-Supremacist Capitalist Patriarchy” also as defined by hooks, &/or the β€œMatrix of Domination” as defined by Patricia Hill Collins.

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