Respondent 227

Does patriarchy exist?


How would you define patriarchy?

A system of overarching control in which people are divided and controlled along gender lines and outliers are punished.

How has patriarchy hurt you?

I have been excluded from an internship abroad, demonized because my partner was a better caregiver and played less for my job than a man in the same role.

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

I have previously used the phrases man up and put on your big boy panties to the denigration of men in my life.

How would you define masculinity?

the principle of the masculine

Does misandry exist?


a reaction to oppresion is not oppresion.

Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?


What best describes you?

A feminist