Respondent 934

Does patriarchy exist?


How would you define patriarchy?

well the start of that word, “pat” is the clue, “PATronising” to women and a “PAThetic” view of status and humanity . . .

How has patriarchy hurt you?

personally, as a middle aged white man – it hurts me from my being “tarred” with that brush of being, well, a middle aged white man (most of the patriarchs are white men of this age).

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

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How would you define masculinity?

I wouldn’t . . . there is nobody quite like me, or you, or him or that guy over there . . . if it is a guy, I can’t tell – oh, and that is fine by the way . . .

Does misandry exist?


I am hedging my bets with “maybe” it is what I say when I am asked something I don’t know – I am a man after all.

Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?

Only in a way that has advantaged me

possibly in the sense that I have had opportunities probably afforded to me because of my gender.

What best describes you?

An egalitarian