Everything You Wanted to Know About Male Supremacy and Were Too Oppressed to Ask

Why did ancient cultures only ban homosexuality among men and see abortion as a crime against males? Dr. Zvi Triger examines how ancient laws and social norms have promoted patriarchy.

The terms "gender" and "homosexuality" had not been invented in the 11th century, but even back then the Persian ruler and poet Keikavus already knew what "real men" needed. In his book "Qabus nama," he recommended that his fellow men not restrict themselves to sexual intercourse with only one of the sexes. Instead, he maintained that they should feel free to conduct...