Respondent 188

Does patriarchy exist?

Yes

How would you define patriarchy?

A system perpetuated by society that continually oppresses women and those that do not fit into the ideas of toxic masculinity.

How has patriarchy hurt you?

It has told me I cannot feel, it has told me to see women as a conquest, it has told me to be hyper-violent, and it has told me to never be, in any way, similar to “feminine” ideas.

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

While now I’m much more conscious to take steps to prevent such things happening, I used to look upon certain groups as “weak-minded.”

How would you define masculinity?

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Does misandry exist?

No

If we lived in a vacuum, misogyny and misandry could both exist, but we don’t, so it is impossible for misandry to exist.

Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?

Only in a way that has advantaged me

What best describes you?

A feminist