Respondent 984

Does patriarchy exist?


How would you define patriarchy?

A society in which men hold most power, socially, culturally, politically, etc.

How has patriarchy hurt you?

I have, since birth, been influenced by the norms of the patriarchy without me even realising it. Influence without consent or even awareness is usually called indoctrination.

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

By in turn reinforcing the norms I was indoctrinated with.

How would you define masculinity?

I wouldn’t. People develop their own identities which may or may not be identified with their gender an.d/or sex

Does misandry exist?


But 99.999999% of what is called misandry isn’t.

Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?

Only in a way that has advantaged me

What best describes you?

An ally to feminism

Not completely sure if a man should call himself a feminist, as his number one roll is probably to get out of the way.