Respondent 50

Does patriarchy exist?

Yes

How would you define patriarchy?

Basically a male dominated society, where being a man doing man-like things is GOOD, and being a woman or doind non man-like things is BAD.

How has patriarchy hurt you?

Since I’m not typically masculine or heterosexual, it basically does its best to convince me that I don’t belong.

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

As above, that sort of behaviour is learned from a very early age. Kids tend to band together and treat “outsiders” horribly.

How would you define masculinity?

A made-up thing to describe typically “male” traits.

Does misandry exist?

No

Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?

Only in a way that has advantaged me

What best describes you?

A feminist