Respondent 183

Does patriarchy exist?


How would you define patriarchy?

Absolute possession and exercise of social, economic, and political power by men for the benefit of men.

How has patriarchy hurt you?

Prescribed role as a ‘man’. Identity crisis when I didn’t fit the role and could not live up to standards.

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

I don’t know. It’s likely, though, that I’ve acted in a way perceived to be patronising.

How would you define masculinity?

A set of norms and values typically associated with men.

Does misandry exist?


Extremely rare. Distinct from radical feminism.

Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?


What best describes you?

A feminist