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Please select your gender: M / F

MASCULINITY SURVEY
This survey is a series of questions on what you think it means to be a man. 1 There
are no right or wrong answers, so base your answers on your own personal opinions.
While you might be tempted to answer “maybe” or “sometimes” for some
questions, please stick to a simple agree/disagree. Try to consider each question
independently of the others. The survey will be anonymous, so please answer the
questions as honestly as possible.
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Men
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never hit womenAgree / Disagree
not cry...................................................................Agree / Disagree
have a sense of humour........................................Agree / Disagree
help women carry heavy things............................Agree / Disagree
take responsibility for their actions.......................Agree / Disagree
know how to drive.................................................Agree / Disagree
have a best (male) friend who keeps them grounded.........Agree /

Disagree
8. Men’s looks do not matter as much as women’s do.................Agree / Disagree
9. Men should be the breadwinner of the family..........................Agree / Disagree
10.Men should pay on dates.........................................................Agree / Disagree
11.Men need to be protected........................................................Agree / Disagree
12.Men should be knowledgeable and read lots of books.............Agree / Disagree
13.Men and women are equal.......................................................Agree / Disagree
14.Men should not live with their parents.....................................Agree / Disagree
15.Men are better suited for certain jobs than women (and vice versa).....Agree /
Disagree
16.Men should not wear dresses...................................................Agree / Disagree
17.Men should be in good physical shape.....................................Agree / Disagree
18.Men have a hard time saying sorry..........................................Agree / Disagree
19.Men and women are more alike than they are different...........Agree / Disagree
20.Men should keep their last names after they’re married..........Agree / Disagree
21.Men should be brave and self-sacrificial..................................Agree / Disagree
22.Men should value peace over their own pride..........................Agree / Disagree
23.Men should be the ones to ask women out on dates...............Agree / Disagree
24.Men should not be stay-at-home dads.....................................Agree / Disagree
25.Men suffer just as much (if not more) discrimination as women............Agree /
Disagree
26.Men are sexually assaulted just as often (if not more) as women..........Agree /
Disagree
27.Men should be the leaders of their households........................Agree / Disagree
28.Men should not be virgins past 30...........................................Agree / Disagree
29.Men are “thinkers”, while women are “feelers”.......................Agree / Disagree
30.Men should have stable, well-paying careers...........................Agree / Disagree
31.Men should not do things that make people mistake them as gay........Agree /
Disagree

1 This questionnaire addresses heterosexual men.

................Men should be married by 30.......Men should protect women from harm.........................Men are worse communicators than women......Men should be gentle and humble.....Agree / Disagree 39..........................Agree / Disagree 40.......Men should be good at sports..............Agree / Disagree 33......... rather than bold and assertive..........Men should be taller than their girlfriends/wives.......Agree / Disagree .Agree / Disagree 41..Men should never back down from a fight.......................Agree / Disagree 37.......Men should be independent and self-sufficient......................Men should be good with computers.............Agree / Disagree 36.....Men should be the ones to say “I love you” first in a relationship....................Agree / Disagree 38..................Agree / Disagree 34......Agree / Disagree 35....................................Please select your gender: M / F 32.......................