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Make Every Man In Your Life Hear This Poem: "The Privileges Of A Penis"

"It takes a lot of privilege to stand at ease, when you should be paying attention."

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Over the weekend, UnErase Poetry uploaded a slam poetry video entitled "The Privileges Of A Penis" by Sudeep Pagedar.

The poem is a response to Aranya Johar's "A Brown Girl's Guide To Gender".
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The poem is a response to Aranya Johar's "A Brown Girl's Guide To Gender".

In the video, Pagedar uses spoken word poetry to explain how deeply ingrained the patriarchy is in Indian society, and how whether we know it or not, it seeps into every avenue.

Pagedar’s words resonated with thousands of people, and the video has been widely shared with the sentiment of taking a stand and making a change.

I can continue trying to explain how good this is, but I just won't do it justice. So here, take four minutes out of your day, and listen to something that will resonate with you for the rest of it:

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Andre Borges is a social news reporter for BuzzFeed and is based in Mumbai.

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