Respondent 929

Does patriarchy exist?


How would you define patriarchy?

A systemic bias towards men.

How has patriarchy hurt you?

I don’t think it has hurt me specifically as much as damaged the society I’m a part of. It’s certainly hurt people I care about.

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

I think, like most men, I’ve been guilty of not questioning things. I guess I’ve passively been a part of it, and that’s not enormously better than actively being a part of it.

How would you define masculinity?

I’m not sure. The traditional idea of it is a bit contradictory – stoic yet aggressive.

Does misandry exist?


Perhaps it does on an individual basis, not a societal one though.

Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?


What best describes you?

A feminist