Respondent 520

Does patriarchy exist?

Yes

How would you define patriarchy?

inequality that favours males

How has patriarchy hurt you?

bullying/harassment from a young age for doing “feminine” things like trying on dresses, wearing make-up. Even “sitting like a girl” is seen as weird and unmanly.

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

probably unknowingly hurt people by making inappropriate jokes in the past that could propagate misogynistic thinking.

How would you define masculinity?

stereotypical masculinity is being really manly, such as having big muscles, enjoying sports, and being confident to the point of arrogance?

Does misandry exist?

Yes

definitely not the same level as misogyny, but there are subtle misandric (is that a word?!) phrases that could harm men.

Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?

Yes

What best describes you?

A feminist