An Ode to Patriarchy

A day in the stereotypical life.

Sam Ripples
2 min readOct 18, 2021


Photo by Valerie Elash on Unsplash

Wake up. See a text from a male friend who won’t leave you alone. Ignore it and get ready.

Forget to take out the trash. Get yelled at by male roommate, since that’s clearly your job, just like all the household chores.

Take out the trash. Get accosted by a homeless man yelling, “Hey baby!” When you don’t respond, it turns…