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?
Men’s rule over women.
How has patriarchy hurt you?
Made me rule over women when I’d no desire to rule at all.
How have you hurt people in a way influenced by patriachy?
Acted, or hoped to act, as if they were means to an end, or hoped to serve as means to an end.
How would you define masculinity?
Man-ness, as enacted, expected, expressed or imposed.
Does misandry exist?
Ha ha ha ha. Like “reverse racism” or “liberal democracy”.
Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?
Only in a way that has advantaged me
What best describes you?
Respondent skipped question