Respondent 932

Does patriarchy exist?


How would you define patriarchy?

Male-dominated society (in short)

How has patriarchy hurt you?

Patriarchy is self-perpetuating, so though it most obviously hurts women, it hurts men as well giving us unhealthy views on gender roles, sexuality, God, etc.

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

When I was younger, I used to tell chauvinistic jokes–all in fun, of course. Not realizing the pain and/or frustration I probably caused others.

How would you define masculinity?

Being male.

Does misandry exist?

I don’t know what misandry is!

Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?


Probably in ways that has advantaged me, perhaps without even realizing it. Perhaps in ways that disadvantaged me too though–based on sexuality or attraction?

What best describes you?

An egalitarian

Christian egalitarian/feminist