Respondent 296

Does patriarchy exist?


How would you define patriarchy?

Prevailing system of male authority.

How has patriarchy hurt you?

Realistically? It hasn’t

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

I’m not sure. I try not to. I patronise people sometimes, mostly unintentionally.

How would you define masculinity?

Irritating obsession with the *right* way to do something. Power/domination/authority/marketed.

Does misandry exist?

I don’t know what misandry is!

Having looked it up; someone, somewhere hates someone. This doesn’t make misandry a serious concern in my society (western, secular)

Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?


The only, literally only time that I can thing of being disavantaged by my gender was when I was browsing wedding magazines looking for style tips. There weren’t any, as everthing was aimed at brides. That’s actually the worst case of discrimination I can think of…

What best describes you?

A feminist