Respondent 903

Does patriarchy exist?


How would you define patriarchy?

An unconcious (most of the time) system of men preferring men.

How has patriarchy hurt you?

Through my wife. I hate the idea that she will be looking for jobs as a recently married woman, and people will be thinking of her in maternity leave. Also how she’s been treated in various jobs has been horrendous.

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

I don’t know, but I probably have.

How would you define masculinity?

Usually, dickheads. But I’d like to define it as ‘obsolete traits that used to define what it was to be a man, but we’ve all moved on now, so that’s cool.’

Does misandry exist?


Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?

Only in a way that has advantaged me

What best describes you?

A feminist