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  • adj. Characteristic of or pertaining to a patriarchy. Alternative form of patriarchal.


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  • (Most self-proclaimed feminists support extending the right of marriage to same-sex couples, save for the moonbats who think marriage is "patriarchial" or something.)

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  • | There was one instance of 'patriarchial' which was not |

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  • No, infact it paralells most non-christian Earth based, Eastern and Native American religions that revere nature, not worship it and sees diety as something other than a patriarchial male god.

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  • Richard Nash wrote that it doesn't so much matter if Amazon deliberately targeted gay books: "In a world where whiteness and straightness are 'norms' and males benefit from our patriarchial [sic] history, it is always the GLBTQ books, the queer books, the non-normative books that get caught in the glitches, the ham-fisted errors."

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  • Additionally, contemporary Jewish women artists have begun to include, or even focus on, the mikveh experience in their work, some interpreting it as an oppressive and patriarchial element of traditional Judaism, others reframing it as a celebration of femininity and feminist principles.


  • In contrast, there seems to be a lot of evidence that Palestine is more traditionalist-patriarchial.

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  • "The country has long been a patriarchial society and still is, offering less opportunities and encouragement to women to compete with men."

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  • Ultimately, the new equilibrium allows Whites to recover most of their power, and the rebellious female is punished - she loses what she loves, and she's made unlikable because she refuses to submit to the patriarchial order.

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  • In the black community, patriarchy is even more expected, acceptable, than in less patriarchial, more feminist-educated, communities.

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  • I know, head hung in shame, as I used to protest at beauty pageants and declared plastic surgery as rich ladies self mutilation and patriarchial vivesection.

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