Respondent 468

Does patriarchy exist?


How would you define patriarchy?

Systems set up � whether consciously, or subconsciously � that advantage men over those of other genders.

How has patriarchy hurt you?

It hasn’t, directly. It has hurt women who I know and respect in various ways, though.

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

Probably, though not knowingly or intentionally.

How would you define masculinity?

As things that stereotypically attributed to men.

Does misandry exist?


I think there are people who are misandrists, but the effects and repercussions of that misandry is lesser than misogyny, since those that are “hated” are in the position of privilege.

Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?

Only in a way that has advantaged me

I am assumed to be more intelligent than female coworkers, even though they are often smarter than I am.

What best describes you?

An ally to feminism