Respondent 954

Does patriarchy exist?


How would you define patriarchy?

A system which aggressively polices gender roles, in which men are expected to control and dominate, and women to care and nurture.

How has patriarchy hurt you?

It limits my self-expression.

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

I find myself talking over women. And I find myself judging women on what they’re wearing in a way that I wouldn’t do if they were male. And I sometimes mis-gender trans people.

How would you define masculinity?

The qualities associated with being a man.

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