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 ...
On Wednesdays I’m sharing articles and other links that I’ve come across over the last week, which touch on issues that crossover with the #ManSurvey.
Please be aware of a general content note: some of these links touch on sexual assault, rape, prejudice, suicide, violence and other aspects of patriarchy:
You can see the #ManSurvey show tomorrow in a double bill with AJ McKenna‘s Howl of the Bantee. The night is called Stand Up Tragedy Presents… and is happening at The Dogstar, in Brixton. It’s free entry with donations gladly accepted based on what you think the shows are worth and what you can afford. This is scheduled (accidentally) to happen on International Men’s Day which is on the 19th November. Here are my thoughts on that.
Also the amazing Jack Rooke‘s show Good Grief is coming to the Soho Theatre in London in December which is about issues that are very much present in both the survey responses and the show. It’s also funny and moving.
Guest blog posts and analysis of the survey are still very welcome. And please do get in touch if you use the #ManSurvey as research, as reference, as teaching material or in any other way, I am really happy to signal boost and link to what you are doing.