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 ...
Does patriarchy exist?
How would you define patriarchy?
A dominant social system that privileges straight cus white men over all other people.
How has patriarchy hurt you?
Social pressure to confirm to what society considers normal for men.
How have you hurt people in a way influenced by patriachy?
Learned and often unthinking prejudice against and stereotyped expectations of others.
How would you define masculinity?
Anything society deems inherent to men but not to women or other groups.
Does misandry exist?
In concept being anti-male exists but prejudice without power is almost meaningless.
Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?
What best describes you?
An ally to feminism