Respondent 523

Does patriarchy exist?


How would you define patriarchy?

A systemic societal bias that rewards the act of having a dong

How has patriarchy hurt you?

Instilled in me the assumption that men are somehow more capable/worthier than women. So I now have to recognise and rationalise these prejudices away, which is a ballache.

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

Probably – not in my adult/professional life, but I think at some point in my personal life, especially growing up, I wrote people off for acting “feminine”

How would you define masculinity?

An atavism these days.

Does misandry exist?


I think it’s fair to say if there’s a kind of a prejudice possible, then some jerk somewhere feels it

Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?


What best describes you?

A feminist