Respondent 205

Does patriarchy exist?


How would you define patriarchy?

A society lead by men

How has patriarchy hurt you?

Only in so far as men have a particular way of resolving issues which leads to a specific world view.

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

If I have it will be unwittingly by following acceptable norms of behaviour when I was younger. For example using agression to resolve issues in the work place.

How would you define masculinity?

Presenting an air of strength and authority, bit not necessarily overt. Interestingly waving written this I realise that this could/should apply equally to femininity too, so is a poor definition.

Does misandry exist?


but in a much more limited way to mysogeny

Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?


mostly as a third party, seeing predudices affecting women in the work place

What best describes you?

An egalitarian