Respondent 981

Does patriarchy exist?

Yes

How would you define patriarchy?

It’s a dad being in charge of a family

How has patriarchy hurt you?

It hasn’t really as my mum was a strong woman so kept my dad in check when he stepped out of line. Saying that, I feel that my dad’s attitude to my mum’s mental health problems and how we were to deal with it as a family was partially responsible for her mental state not improving which eventually leading to her suicide.

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

I’m a teacher so adopt the role of “big brother” in the classroom. While I try to lead by example and impart knowledge in a positive way, I do often regress back to my childhood days and treat the pupils as I would my younger sisters.

How would you define masculinity?

The feeling of being male

Does misandry exist?

I don’t know what misandry is!

Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?

Yes

What best describes you?

Nice guy

Respondent 979

Does patriarchy exist?

No

How would you define patriarchy?

I don’t know what it is

How has patriarchy hurt you?

unknown

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

i am not sure if I have

How would you define masculinity?

Me

Does misandry exist?

I don’t know what misandry is!

Is he some sort of drag queen?

Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?

Yes

My wife’s family are ‘strong women’ and hard to deal with

What best describes you?

Nice guy

I am sometimes actually called “nice guy” so I plumped for that

Respondent 968

Does patriarchy exist?

Yes

How would you define patriarchy?

Male dominance

How has patriarchy hurt you?

Other males believing they have power over female friends and family

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

sexist remarks or jokes

How would you define masculinity?

providing protection and strength for anyone who needs it. There is the old world view of masculinity being strong men and dominant but that is changing, more men are finding the importance of their femininity at the same time as being masculine.

Does misandry exist?

Maybe

Only in certain extreme circumstances

Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?

No

What best describes you?

Nice guy

Respondent 953

Does patriarchy exist?

Yes

How would you define patriarchy?

Would you like it mansplained to you?

How has patriarchy hurt you?

Would you like it mansplained to you?

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

Would you like it mansplained to you?

How would you define masculinity?

Would you like it mansplained to you?

Does misandry exist?

I don’t know what misandry is!

Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?

Maybe

Would you like it mansplained to you?

What best describes you?

Nice guy

Respondent 947

Does patriarchy exist?

Yes

How would you define patriarchy?

Men having more power in society generally and delineating gender roles.

How has patriarchy hurt you?

I feel like the stigma around men admitting to having metal health issues because it makes them seem weak has hurt me.

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

I have expected women to be sexually available to be in return for me doing certain things for them

How would you define masculinity?

I don’t know. Being like a character from Sons of Anarchy/

Does misandry exist?

Yes

Yes, people can be dismissive of men who feel sexually objectified as many feel like it’s just “their turn””

Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?

Maybe

What best describes you?

Nice guy

But I’m aware of the negative connotations associated with that word. You seem to be bringing a lot of assumptions to this survey. If I said feminist would have you considered me a TERF, a trans positive feminist, a sex positive feminist, a third wave feminist, second wave, or first wave? What does that word mean?

Respondent 926

Does patriarchy exist?

Yes

How would you define patriarchy?

control through males believing they are superior to females.

How has patriarchy hurt you?

Not to my knowledge. Hard to judge. There’s a lot of hurt out there due to failure of humanity not just patriarchy.

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

Gosh! I try not to. I am not an alpha male.

How would you define masculinity?

Ideas what it is to be ‘a man’ or ‘male’.

Does misandry exist?

Yes

how does society portray leadership and controling role models?

Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?

Yes

of course. it’s everywhere. advertising.

What best describes you?

Nice guy

Respondent 920

Does patriarchy exist?

Yes

How would you define patriarchy?

Patriarchy is a social system in which: males hold primary power; males predominate in roles of political leadership, moral authority, social privilege and control of property; and, in the domain of the family, fathers or father-figures hold authority over women and children

How has patriarchy hurt you?

People don’t listen to the smartest people in a room, they often listen to those that are loud, confident and dynamic.

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

Given opportunities before others based on gender and stereotypes.

How would you define masculinity?

Comfort within yourself.

Does misandry exist?

Maybe

I had to Google misandry

Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?

Only in a way that has advantaged me

I’m in the armed forces,a highly male heavy vocation.

What best describes you?

Nice guy

Respondent 885

Does patriarchy exist?

Yes

How would you define patriarchy?

Male dominance in the world.

How has patriarchy hurt you?

It hasn’t.

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

I haven’t, having never been in a position to do so.

How would you define masculinity?

(Shifting, evolving and contested) values concerning what it is to be a man.

Does misandry exist?

Yes

Every form of stereotyping, hatred etc exists, for at least a few individuals. This is, however, an extremely minor issue, if one at all, and not something that needs addressing.

Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?

No

I have not been in many situations where I am competing against others for a job etc, in which case gender stereotyping could aid me.

What best describes you?

Nice guy

As far as I am aware there are numerous strands of feminism and its definition/what it entails is contested, different for different people. I would rather not identify with any ideology without fully researching it.

Respondent 869

Does patriarchy exist?

No

How would you define patriarchy?

..dominated by males in all forms

How has patriarchy hurt you?

It hasn’t because it doesn’t exist any more (refer to 1)

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

I haven’t

How would you define masculinity?

Must contain nuts and other genetic prerequisites. Nothing else..

Does misandry exist?

Yes

but only by a very limited minority

Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?

No

not that I am aware of

What best describes you?

Nice guy

Respondent 861

Does patriarchy exist?

Yes

How would you define patriarchy?

Certain men in the media such as people who run television channels and record labels creating social norms by which we live by

How has patriarchy hurt you?

Encourages the idea that men should treat women badly and sleep with as many women as possible. Made it uncool to be sweet and nice to women

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

I haven’t

How would you define masculinity?

Being happy and confident. It isn’t being unhappy and violent -which is what is depicted in the movies and in music

Does misandry exist?

Yes

Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?

Yes

What best describes you?

Nice guy

I try to be nice to peopel