Respondent 110

Does patriarchy exist?


How would you define patriarchy?

a male dominated society set up in such a way to secure male dominance

How has patriarchy hurt you?

being a man – it left me unable to explain to people, for fear of being considered weak, that i was in a domestically abusive relationship, and so i kept it hidden, and indeed, going, for 3 years more than i should have.

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

lack of consideration through general ignorance

How would you define masculinity?

testosterone driven

Does misandry exist?


Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?


whilst working in a bar in my youth, one of the barmaids, an older lady, used to pinch my bum, goose me, etc. it was all done for fun, but i wouldnt say i enjoyed it, in fact i ran away. it would not have been ok for a laugh if the genders were reversed. in fact, what made it funny (to others) was the fact the genders were the way they were.

What best describes you?

An equalist