Respondent 343

Does patriarchy exist?


How would you define patriarchy?

The pervasive, systemic misogyny that benefits all men, even those stmpathetic to women’s struggles.

How has patriarchy hurt you?

It hasn’t, in a man. It has hurt women I care about though.

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

The extra privilege and money I have had to come out of the balance somewhere.

How would you define masculinity?

Tough question. Ideally it embodies fairness, supportiveness, and appropriate protectiveness. Practically it’s chest thumping misogynist machismo and insecurity.

Does misandry exist?


yes, but not in any appreciable amount and a societal level

Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?

Only in a way that has advantaged me

What best describes you?

A feminist