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You are not allowed to debate male privilege – full stop

5 June 2017

7:25 AM

5 June 2017

7:25 AM

You are not allowed to debate the existence of male privilege. At least that’s according to Fairfax Daily Life columnist, Ruby Hamad.

In a just-published article, Hamad has denounced a debate planned by Triple J’s current affairs program, Hack, for later this month. The June 20 showdown is set to be simulcast live on ABC 2 and Triple J, with host Tom Tilley posing the question “does male privilege really exist and if so, how does it impact us today?”

According to Hamad, “It has taken feminists decades to get terms such as ‘male privilege’ and ‘rape culture’ into mainstream consciousness.

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