Respondent 986

Does patriarchy exist?


How would you define patriarchy?

The father being the decision maker in the family, rather than the mother.

How has patriarchy hurt you?

Maybe there has been a decision that my father has made when my mother has more knowledge, making the situation unfair.

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

I’m not sure I have, I’d need examples.

How would you define masculinity?

Where a man is overtly strong and decisive.

Does misandry exist?

I don’t know what misandry is!

Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?


Sometimes women will claim that you don’t understand something because you’re a man. Also, as the man, you shoulder more blame in relationships as you’re deemed less sensitive and in tune with feelings, regardless of personality, because you’re a man.

What best describes you?

An ally to feminism