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 society or section of society ruled/controlled/dominated by men to the exclusion of women
How has patriarchy hurt you?
It doesn’t just me but it is bizarre that your gender should define your position in any society.
How have you hurt people in a way influenced by patriachy?
I don’t believe I ever have.
How would you define masculinity?
Simply – displaying traits that society accepts as typically or exclusively male.
Does misandry exist?
I don’t know what misandry is!
Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?
In meetings a woman asks a question to a man and that man answers another man instead of her.
What best describes you?