Respondent 787

Does patriarchy exist?


How would you define patriarchy?

Systemic domination of women by men, a system designed to benefit men

How has patriarchy hurt you?

In very limited ways such as misplaced homophobia, enforcement of normative masculinity, limiting possible emotional intimacy with male friends

How have you hurt people in a way influenced by patriachy?

Sexist jokes, casual slut-shaming

How would you define masculinity?

gendered behaviour associated with male subjects, typified by powerful/active roles in contrast with normative female gendered behaviour

Does misandry exist?


The is no structural basis for this line of oppression

Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?


Misplaced homophobia (I’m not actually gay), due to lack of adherence to normative masculinity. Vast majority of gender related prejudice has been of advantage to me

What best describes you?

An ally to feminism