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?
I would define patriarchy as the male power dynamic, including dominance between males and dominance over women. (Similarly, matriarchy would be the female power dynamic, over each other and men.)
How has patriarchy hurt you?
Mainly the annoyance of being told to conform to male roles.
How have you hurt people in a way influenced by patriachy?
I don’t believe so.
How would you define masculinity?
It’s a big set of traditions associated with being male,
Does misandry exist?
I don’t know what misandry is!
Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?
What best describes you?
An ally to feminism