Respondent 871

Does patriarchy exist?


How would you define patriarchy?

The dominant global social structure which values masculine qualities over femanine one, while also discouraging the development of masculine qualities in girls and women. The propagation of an in-group power system which favours people who seem more masculine (also advantages certain types of more masculine women, and disadvantages more feminine men)

How has patriarchy hurt you?

Restrictive gender roles as a bisexual, cross dressing, pole dancing builder (not kidding). In various circumstances put me in a position of suspicion simply for being a man – ie made me a potential threat simply through my gender.

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

Not willing to answer

How would you define masculinity?

Assertiveness, focus on power, arrogance.

Does misandry exist?


This exists and is consistent with an intersectional approach, but his not systemic and there is no “feminazi conspiracy”. misandry tends to come from arsehole, misogyny comes from arseholes with the support of society and the establishment

Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?


What best describes you?

A feminist