Respondent 194

Does patriarchy exist?


How would you define patriarchy?

A systematic subjugation of women and womens’ rights that permeates through society on a cultural, intellectual and political level

How has patriarchy hurt you?

Directly – it hasn’t. As a man I have been afforded the privileges innately granted by patriarchy. However, as a society it hurts all of us, as it promotes inequality and division

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

Unwittingly and unintentionally. It’s so ubiquitous and all-pervasive that you perpetuate the system without being aware of the fact that you’re doing it

How would you define masculinity?

I wouldn’t. Archetypal definitions of it would describe assertiveness, decisiveness etc, but I think it’s ridiculous to try and pigeonhole what it is to be a man

Does misandry exist?


Why the fuck wouldn’t it? If I was a woman, I’d be pissy as hell

Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?

Only in a way that has advantaged me

What best describes you?

Apparently (according to some recent study thing) I’m a benevolent sexist