Respondent 532

Does patriarchy exist?


How would you define patriarchy?

Where men hold power over women through social constructs, language and political control. Male privilege.

How has patriarchy hurt you?

Being told that I can’t show weakness or vulnerability and that I should man up. Being called gay or homosexual because I chose to do ballet. Being thought less of because I’ve suffered from depression and therefore I’m weak.

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

I’m not sure

How would you define masculinity?

An over-inflated sense of self-worth because you have a penis

Does misandry exist?


Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?

Only in a way that has advantaged me

What best describes you?

A feminist