Respondent 196

Does patriarchy exist?


How would you define patriarchy?

The system of rules, biases, and other discriminations against women that has been established in Western culture

How has patriarchy hurt you?

The patriarchy hurts me because it also limits what men are allowed to do, e.g., be emotional, do “girl stuff,” etc.

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

Before understanding and accepting the idea that the patriarchy existed, I held a number of misogynistic beliefs

How would you define masculinity?

The traits, behaviors, and characteristics our society and culture has deemed to be wholly or mostly for those born with male genitalia

Does misandry exist?


Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?

Only in a way that has advantaged me

What best describes you?

A feminist