Respondent 214

Does patriarchy exist?


How would you define patriarchy?

The ongoing underlying preference for men to do better, be taken more seriously.

How has patriarchy hurt you?

Only in that I can already see it limiting my daughter. She’s three. And that’s heartbreaking.

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

I hope I’m better now, but in my youth I treated some (being honest, most) of the women I slept with with very little respect.

How would you define masculinity?

Traditional concepts of macho, bullish, overbearing behaviour.

Does misandry exist?


If it does, it’s in such a small proportion to patriarchy.

Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?

Only in a way that has advantaged me

What best describes you?

A feminist