Respondent 476

Does patriarchy exist?


How would you define patriarchy?

Men being in charge.

How has patriarchy hurt you?

Only a certain sort of man gets to be in charge, and it’s not mine.

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

I don’t like working with female doctors

How would you define masculinity?

Identifying as being at the male end of the gender spectrum, otherwise just having your own personality and way of life that’s nothing to do with your gender.

Does misandry exist?


Misandry exists, it’s sad. I don’t like hatred against any group of people because of one shared characteristic.

Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?


I’m a trainee nurse. People genuinely do think all male nurses are gay. I really REALLY hate the fact that people have to qualify with ‘He’s a male nurse’ when ‘he’s a nurse’ says the exact same thing, as if ‘female nurse’ is the default and I’m odd.

What best describes you?

An egalitarian