Respondent 509

Does patriarchy exist?


How would you define patriarchy?

Exercise of male power over social interactions.

How has patriarchy hurt you?

Make it harder for me to reject ‘male’ traits and embrace ‘female’ ones. E.g. feel like I should be sleeping around; feel like I can’t be an equal parent

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

Pressed girlfriends to have sex before they were ready

How would you define masculinity?


Does misandry exist?

I don’t know what misandry is!

Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?

Only in a way that has advantaged me

What best describes you?

A feminist