Respondent 39

Does patriarchy exist?


How would you define patriarchy?

Residual social structure created by evolution, now slowly being dismantled by culture

How has patriarchy hurt you?

By creating expectations of and standards for my behaviour that were not necessarily compatible with my nature

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

By having false expectations of others created at least partly by a patriarchal system.

How would you define masculinity?

Biologically, mainly, but there do seem to be some clear chemical/psychological differences as well, such as a higher sex drive, increased aggression, greater propensity to risk-taking behaviour, etc.

Does misandry exist?


Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?


What best describes you?

An ally to feminism