Respondent 207

Does patriarchy exist?


How would you define patriarchy?

The social structures / systems that enforce gender roles and/or disadvantage people based on sex / gender

How has patriarchy hurt you?

To my knowledge it hasn’t

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

I am unaware of any specific instances, which I’m assuming is due to my privilege.

How would you define masculinity?

The social norms / expectations regarding the male gender role.

Does misandry exist?


This depends on your definition. Many people would understand misandry as anti-male prejudice / bigotry, which does exists. However those active in social justice movements would define it as prejudice + power, in which case it does not exists.

Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?


I am unaware of any specific instances, most likely due to privilege

What best describes you?

A guy who tries to be decent to everyone. (I didn’t pick Nice Guy form the list because of the negative connotations associated with that term).