Respondent 1003

Does patriarchy exist?

Yes

How would you define patriarchy?

Men rule

How has patriarchy hurt you?

Men cant make all the rules

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

Yes going by stereotype notion

How would you define masculinity?

Excess muscles

Does misandry exist?

Yes

Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?

Yes

What best describes you?

An egalitarian

Respondent 999

Does patriarchy exist?

No

How would you define patriarchy?

A ruling class of men

How has patriarchy hurt you?

It hasn’t; it doesn’t exist

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

I hasn’t; it doesn’t exist

How would you define masculinity?

Acting and looking manly.

Does misandry exist?

I don’t know what misandry is!

Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?

Yes

I was picked on in my teens for not being manly enough and then told I had it great in my 20s because I’m a man.

What best describes you?

An egalitarian

Respondent 998

Does patriarchy exist?

Yes

How would you define patriarchy?

Men swinging their dicks around. Dominance, brutality, greed.

How has patriarchy hurt you?

Dudes in politics. Dudes in power, dudes everywhere making dumb dudes decisions.

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

I’m a dude. I suck. Despite being well read on the subject and being raised by my mother and grandmother I still make dumb dude decisions. I dick swing.

How would you define masculinity?

Being caring, capable, useful, strong, vulnerable, honest, opinionated, empathetic. Able to hug someone and reassure them, then fix a broken thing, then troubleshoot a problem, then fuck something up and admit it, then have a cry at the futility of existence, then cook a meal, then make some love without the focus being on my jizzy time and being open to having my butt explored by my female lover for happy fun time.

Does misandry exist?

I don’t know what misandry is!

This is man hating right? I hate some men. So yeah, it exists.

Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?

Yes

Some bitches hate me. And my ilk. Cos’ of my dangly bits. I kind of agree with them.

What best describes you?

An egalitarian

I had to look that up too. I’m so tired.

Respondent 997

Does patriarchy exist?

Yes

How would you define patriarchy?

Men do/receive all the good stuff, women not so much.

How has patriarchy hurt you?

My dad never hit me. My mother was quite differently arranged, however. Under the more typical definition, though, it hasn’t.

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

I’m not sure I have, knowingly, but I probably have, although I can’t recall a specific example.

How would you define masculinity?

I can probably lift things better than most, but not all, women.

Does misandry exist?

Yes

Hatred of everything exists. People are varied and weird.

Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?

Maybe

I find it odd that I can’t think of any examples of this. I’m sure I must have experienced a situation at some point, albeit one that did not directly affect me.

What best describes you?

An egalitarian

Respondent 993

Does patriarchy exist?

Yes

How would you define patriarchy?

A form of social organization in which the father is the supreme authority in the family, clan, or tribe and descent is reckoned in the male line, with the children belonging to the father’s clan or tribe.

How has patriarchy hurt you?

An uneven distribution of power can potentially lead to a biased world view.

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

Only by allowing the perpetration of a belief system

How would you define masculinity?

Pertaining to or characteristic of a man or men

Does misandry exist?

Yes

Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?

Yes

What best describes you?

An egalitarian

Respondent 934

Does patriarchy exist?

Yes

How would you define patriarchy?

well the start of that word, “pat” is the clue, “PATronising” to women and a “PAThetic” view of status and humanity . . .

How has patriarchy hurt you?

personally, as a middle aged white man – it hurts me from my being “tarred” with that brush of being, well, a middle aged white man (most of the patriarchs are white men of this age).

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

Respondent skipped question

How would you define masculinity?

I wouldn’t . . . there is nobody quite like me, or you, or him or that guy over there . . . if it is a guy, I can’t tell – oh, and that is fine by the way . . .

Does misandry exist?

Maybe

I am hedging my bets with “maybe” it is what I say when I am asked something I don’t know – I am a man after all.

Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?

Only in a way that has advantaged me

possibly in the sense that I have had opportunities probably afforded to me because of my gender.

What best describes you?

An egalitarian

Respondent 932

Does patriarchy exist?

Yes

How would you define patriarchy?

Male-dominated society (in short)

How has patriarchy hurt you?

Patriarchy is self-perpetuating, so though it most obviously hurts women, it hurts men as well giving us unhealthy views on gender roles, sexuality, God, etc.

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

When I was younger, I used to tell chauvinistic jokes–all in fun, of course. Not realizing the pain and/or frustration I probably caused others.

How would you define masculinity?

Being male.

Does misandry exist?

I don’t know what misandry is!

Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?

Maybe

Probably in ways that has advantaged me, perhaps without even realizing it. Perhaps in ways that disadvantaged me too though–based on sexuality or attraction?

What best describes you?

An egalitarian

Christian egalitarian/feminist

Respondent 919

Does patriarchy exist?

Yes

How would you define patriarchy?

“You better follow orders or you’ll be for the scrapheap”

How has patriarchy hurt you?

Not much really. Apart from a backlash against perceived chauvinism (women who might prejudge me as a fascist because I have male genitalia)

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

Perhaps assuming that all feminists are over the top. I’m aligned with the cause, but get agitated when people act like zealots.

How would you define masculinity?

2 parts: sacrifice to 1 part: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xWTclwsq73A

Does misandry exist?

Yes

Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?

Yes

The assumption that I’m only after one thing.

What best describes you?

An egalitarian

Respondent 916

Does patriarchy exist?

Yes

How would you define patriarchy?

The self-perpetuating dominance of male decision making.

How has patriarchy hurt you?

It hasn’t, it works in my favour.

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

To my knowledge, I haven’t.

How would you define masculinity?

Honourable aggression.

Does misandry exist?

Yes

Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?

Yes

What best describes you?

An egalitarian

Respondent 915

Does patriarchy exist?

Yes

How would you define patriarchy?

Blokes are mainly running things. Sometimes they let women have a go, but not for long.

How has patriarchy hurt you?

I’m expected to be one of the blokes, strong, certain, ‘in control’ yet many times I feel anything but.

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

I often act like a dick as a father, trying to be in charge, then feel shit afterwards. It’s depressing & I get depressed.

How would you define masculinity?

That’s a hard one, excuse the phallic pun. Negatively it’s men acting like dicks, throwing their weight & power around, & reaping the rewards & instilling fear in those ‘below’ us. Positively it’s applying our strength & power & love to the common good.

Does misandry exist?

Yes

But to be honest it’d be weird if it didn’t

Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?

Yes

It’s all around me, all the time. It advantages me but I can suffer disadvantage too. It’s bloody complicated.

What best describes you?

An egalitarian