Respondent 385

Does patriarchy exist?


How would you define patriarchy?

A society with a deliberately-fostered male domnation.

How has patriarchy hurt you?

I don’t think it has. I interviewed for my current job (in HE) 16 years ago, and was the successful candidate on the grounds of various excercises and interviews which were equally male/female

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

I hope I have not. I don’t make staffing decisions, so that aspect is clear enough. In day-to-day life, I believe I act equitably.

How would you define masculinity?

The standard physical and mental attributes that have male connotations – physical strength, huniting instinct etc

Does misandry exist?


Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?


What best describes you?

Nice guy