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?
It’s when everymeaningful decision is taken by and for men.
How has patriarchy hurt you?
By making me question my virility instead of the toxicity of my relationship. “If it’s not satisfactory it must be because I’m not man enough”.
How have you hurt people in a way influenced by patriachy?
I considered that women needed my help, by default.
How would you define masculinity?
It’s being a man while still being human. Every patriarchal rule deshumanize men.
Does misandry exist?
But only in very, very rare microcosms.
Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?
What best describes you?
None of the above