Respondent 527

Does patriarchy exist?


How would you define patriarchy?

Systematic, institutionalised preference of the interests of men over all others and the suppression and oppression of the rights and opportunities of non-male genders and those who support them.

How has patriarchy hurt you?

The hurt of knowing I am of the same gender as Jeremy Clarkson.

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

Simply by existing as a white male in a western capitalist patriarchy, by having better opportunities than a female born under the same conditions.

How would you define masculinity?

A bullshit construct used to maintain patriarchy.

Does misandry exist?


In individuals, yes, but not institutionally or systematically.

Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?

Only in a way that has advantaged me

What best describes you?

A feminist