Respondent 624

Does patriarchy exist?


How would you define patriarchy?

Centralisation of power and influence, politically, socially and culturally in the hands of men, whose assumptions and values affect the majority of people

How has patriarchy hurt you?

Politically, through confrontational, combative practices. Not so much otherwise.

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

Possibly by sometimes going along or not speaking out against negative attitudes when in groups of people (mostly men).

How would you define masculinity?

Two ways: biological predispositions towards certain types of behaviour or thinking, also culturally in terms of reflecting or being shaped by dominant depictions of masculinity.

Does misandry exist?


Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?


What best describes you?

An ally to feminism