About the show: Dave Pickering takes us on a personal journey through gender as he tries to explain masculinity both to you and to himself. Part true storytelling, part TED talk and part apology, the show looks at how the patriarchy hurts men too; how the patriarchy has hurt him, and how he has hurt people because of patriarchy. Drawing on an anonymous survey of 1000 men, feminist theory, internet memes and his life experience, Dave will explain the conclusions he Read More ...
On Wednesdays I’m sharing articles and other links that I’ve come across over the last week, which touch on issues that crossover with the #ManSurvey. I’ve finished doing the show daily at the Edinburgh Fringe now and so will go back to posting these round-ups regularly.
Please be aware of a general content note: some of these links touch on sexual assault, rape, violence and other aspects of patriarchy:
Masculinity Is Killing Men: The Roots of Men and Trauma by Kali Holloway on Alternet
Austerity is a feminist issue – women will be hit twice as hard as men by cuts by Frances Ryan in the New Statesman
This link is less an article recommendation and more a link to an example of fragile masculinity: UK’s XFM Becomes ‘Male-Focused’ Radio X, Adds Chris Moyles To Line-Up by Music Business Worldwide
Guest blog posts and analysis of the survey are still very welcome. And please do get in touch if you use the #ManSurvey as research, as reference, as teaching material or in any other way, I am really happy to signal boost and link to what you are doing.