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, violence and other aspects of patriarchy:
Just after last week’s blog was posted I became aware of the #MasculinitySoFragile hastag.
As a response to #MasculinitySoFragile hashtag the brilliant Media Diversified shared a link to all their articles that are tagged with Masculinity.
Why Isn’t It OK for Guys to Be Bi? by Paris Lees in Vice.
Thank god Chris Moyles – the Archbishop of Banterbury – is back by Alice Sanders in The Telegraph
This week’s episode of my podcast Getting Better Acquainted is with AJ McKenna and we talk a lot about the #ManSurvey show and about issues around it. She also put out this new poem last week: Sometime’s I Call You Mine which resonates with aspects of the show.
Also I wen’t to a D & D about Gender and Performance organised by GAP Salon. Here is the report and here is the audio from a session I called on “Making work that helps liberate men from patriarchy/masculinity without dominating feminist spaces.”
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.