Respondent 863

Does patriarchy exist?


How would you define patriarchy?

The perception – rightly, in my opinion – that despite much legislation and social movement in the employment and other spheres, the remains a paternalistic approach to advancing male candidates over female, despite equal qualification and experience.

How has patriarchy hurt you?

Possibly the opportunity cost where I might have been able to hire a female candidate but they don’t apply because my field has historically been male dominated.

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

By application of reverse discrimination – I have hired people before based on gender (female) rather than male to endeavour to do my part in overturning patriarchy.

How would you define masculinity?

Biologically. Might be a cop out but seems to be the most obvious answer.

Does misandry exist?


Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?


What best describes you?

An equalist