"One of the greatest powers of privilege is to be oblivious to it. And often, so does patriarchy, toxic masculinity, and sexism. It’s nobody’s fault, because that’s the only reality we all know, a bit of our own Truman Show, really. So then, who does the burden of dismantling patriarchy fall on? Men? Women? Everyone?"
Tired of watching an all-male panel pontificating and discussing everything under the sun without even realising that it’s not fair? The Twitterverse has started a new trend, slamming all organisations that entertain a ‘manel’ – an all-male panel – for discussions and events. Organisers cite the inability to find female experts as the reason for not inviting them, which seems unlikely.