Respondent 690

Does patriarchy exist?


How would you define patriarchy?

A social system that benefits men more than women

How has patriarchy hurt you?

I’ve had to put up with incompetent men have been in charge of aspects of my life where women could probably have done a better job

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

i’ve probably had advantages that have been denied to women

How would you define masculinity?

A socially and culturally constructed interpretation of the consequences of having a Y chromosome, partly influenced by having a Y chromosome, but mostly self-serving bullshit

Does misandry exist?


It probably exists but it’s pretty rare. Valerie Solanas is the only person I can think of who claimed to hate men in general all the time. Even Andrea Dworkin thought men were redeemable.

Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?

Only in a way that has advantaged me

What best describes you?

A feminist