Respondent 299

Does patriarchy exist?


How would you define patriarchy?

A male dominated system in which Men are given priority treatment

How has patriarchy hurt you?

I am a Man therefore harm is caused via indirect harm to the Women I care about.

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

I try not too but I am a product of the society I was brought up in and undoubtedly there have been occasions I have done so without realising. As these occasions would not by definition have been noticed by me I cannot realistically answer this question.

How would you define masculinity?


Does misandry exist?


Unfortunately humans have a tendancy to make the same mistakes over and over. The reversal was inevitable but the current situation in which it is largely ignored as a problem will undoutedly lead to less learning on the part of Women and thus a likely feedback mechanism leading to future misogyny and so the cycle goes on.

Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?


At work, I have worked in buildings with an almost 50 50 gender distribution and over 200 staff but all 35 managers were female and males were never given the opportunities for advancement. I left the company

What best describes you?

An equalist