Respondent 465

Does patriarchy exist?


How would you define patriarchy?

A culture in which males hold all/most of the power

How has patriarchy hurt you?

The idea of it has lead me to be looked down upon by women, for no concrete reason

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

I don’t follow

How would you define masculinity?

maculinity is, unfortunately, defined today as how male you are, how buff, courageous, ‘ungirly’

Does misandry exist?


Men will never win 100% custody, domestic abuse towards men is laughed at, men are branded perverts at the slightest glance whereas a woman may stare and all that is said is ‘cheeky’

Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?


As a larger guy, I’m expected to be strong and courageous and a general white knight. I’m none of these, I’m soft, I’m caring, I’m a hugger, but does society care? No. To them, I’ll be a girl if I show who I really am

What best describes you?

An egalitarian