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We do not think of Kanye in terms of needing a conservatorship b/c we do not see the same level of paternalistic oversight + control over men, as we do w/ women. A 🧵....
This is not my speaking as a feminist. I am speaking as a law prof who

researches & speaks about #conservatorships, and more recently, #FreeBritney.

Gender inequality touches women in ways that are often unconsidered and perhaps unintended. Would a wealthy male celebrity in the United States be subject to a 13-year conservatorship?

The answer is “highly unlikely.” We do not see Charlie Sheen or Kanye West being stripped of legal capacity. And when the Nat'l Center for State Courts considered dozens of cases of conservatorship fraud, most cases involved women.

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#Conservatorship is not just a part of the #FreeBritney movement, whose namesake proudly joined its ranks this week. (1/9)
It's been a hot-button topic in #SanFrancisco for years... (2/9)
Why? Some supporters of #conservatorship, like Supervisor @RafaelMandelman, believe the practice can address the trifecta of homelessness, drug abuse and mental health crises hitting city streets. (3/9)
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