Respondent 899

Does patriarchy exist?


How would you define patriarchy?

The social structure that favours men in almost every aspect of life.

How has patriarchy hurt you?

I have been indoctrinated to adhere to my imposed gender role, to the extent where I gave up hobbies or other things I enjoyed as it wasn’t “manly enough”.

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

I am certain I have been given opportunities that women have not.

How would you define masculinity?

2 defenitions might apply, Biological, and sociological. Biological masculinity is quite simply, having testicles a penis, and production testosterone as the main sex hormone. Sociological masculinity is the perception of adhering to a strict set of gender guidelines that generally promotes aggressive or competitive behaviors.

Does misandry exist?


But not nearly as prominent as chauvinism

Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?

Only in a way that has advantaged me

What best describes you?

A feminist

Gender equality for both genders is still feminism.