Respondent 47

Does patriarchy exist?


How would you define patriarchy?

The institutionalised dominance of men over women and the socially constructed differentiation of gender roles.

How has patriarchy hurt you?

By defining masculinity as an unrealistic standard to hold me, which I could be ridiculed for not conforming to.

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

I probably have without realising it. I can’t think of any ways though.

How would you define masculinity?

I wouldn’t.

Does misandry exist?


Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?


What best describes you?

“When I use a word,” Humpty Dumpty said, in rather a scornful tone, “it means just what I choose it to mean�neither more nor less.”