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Jailbreak the Patriarchy

Jailbreak the Patriarchy has got to be the best ap ever. Why?

Well because:

Jailbreak the Patriarchy gender swaps the world for you. When it's installed, everything you read in Chrome (except for gmail, so far) loads with pronouns and a reasonably thorough set of other gendered words swapped. For example: "he loved his mother very much" would read as "she loved her father very much", "the patriarchy also hurts men" would read as "the matriarchy also hurts women", that sort of thing.

Reading about this, I started thinking about Dorothy L Sayers 1947 essay Human-Not Quite Human where she inverted the "cliches of gender" so that people would write books about "The History of the Male", "Males of the Bible" or "The Psychology of the Male" and textbooks, she explains, would have supplementary chapters on, for example, “The Position of the Male in the Perfect State” while main portion dealt with human needs and rights.

And now thanks to Danielle Sucker (who is-- are you ready for this? -a freelance attorney, beekeeper, artist, chef, photographer, writer and obviously ap developer) we can do that ourselves for everything on the web.

She gives you all the details here.

Gotta go; gotta go download Chrome and then of course Jailbreak the Patriarchy. And oh yes the ap is free!

Thanks to FairerScience friend David Mortman for letting me know about this.