Respondent 126

Does patriarchy exist?


How would you define patriarchy?

A system in which the postitions of power are held by males. Question 1 is a bit dumb. It’s obviously an abstract concept. Do you mean, “Is it a force in our society?” Now I have to answer questions on something I’ve said doesn’t exist.

How has patriarchy hurt you?

Has it? That’s quite a leading question. It’s one part of the society in which we live -I don’t think I can attribute anything to being a direct reaction to “patriarchy”. I enjoy the privilege of not fearing sexual assault and not being judged as much on my looks.

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

Again, this is such a leading question, I don’t think I have hurt anyone while under the influence of patriarchy, but i’d never know if i had.

How would you define masculinity?

If you happen to be male, being yourself. There isn’t a masculine identity I subscribe to other that what is natural to me.

Does misandry exist?


Individuals may have a problem with a whole sex or gender

Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?


What best describes you?

An equalist