Respondent 58

Does patriarchy exist?


How would you define patriarchy?

The systematic inequality favoring men.

How has patriarchy hurt you?

I’ve squandered so many opportunities to meet and learn from interesting women, because they were not where I was, and because of my stupid automatic judgements. *And* the economy and society in general would be better off if this issue had been dealt with more definitively. I guess there’s hope, though.

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

I’ve chosen less qualified men for promotion, and I’ve spent less positive energy on women.

How would you define masculinity?

Perspectives and behaviors motivated by testosterone.

Does misandry exist?


Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?


What best describes you?

A feminist