Respondent 595

Does patriarchy exist?

Yes

How would you define patriarchy?

The underlying social structures & attitudes that make maleness the “default” to which everything else is an awkward exception to be ignored or minimised

How has patriarchy hurt you?

by making a certain form of performative maleness the standard to which anyone who deviates from is to be questioned & mocked

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

making unwarranted assumptions about people based on their gender, not giving women as much space to talk as I could have

How would you define masculinity?

aggression, both verbal & physical, lack of empathy, overly concerned with sexaul conquest & control

Does misandry exist?

No

Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?

Only in a way that has advantaged me

What best describes you?

An ally to feminism