Respondent 229

Does patriarchy exist?

Yes

How would you define patriarchy?

A social system in which males hold a dominant position.

How has patriarchy hurt you?

I have not been hurt

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

I have not harmed anyone

How would you define masculinity?

A set of biological and social characteristics normally associated with males, usually involving strength, pride and self-reliance. I believe that masculinity and femininity are not binary but a sliding scale. particularly when you consider people who are intersex and land in the middle of the scale

Does misandry exist?

Yes

Gender based hatred exists across the spectrum, although I don’t believe it justifies or mitigates violnce against women.

Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?

Yes

What best describes you?

An egalitarian