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?
Inherent sexism in favour of males.
How has patriarchy hurt you?
I’ve been questioning my gender for a long time. I’m a cis male, although for a long time I’ve questioned this. The patriarchy has made it so I am in a place where I can either remain ‘in the closet’, or open myself up and gain confidence at the cost of patriarchal benefits.
How have you hurt people in a way influenced by patriachy?
I don’t know. I should know.
How would you define masculinity?
Does misandry exist?
To the extent that a few idiots want to use the argument of ‘an eye for an eye’ to remove the patriarchy.
Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?
See answer to question 3. I have been judged as not a man, simply for enjoying things society would call feminine.
What best describes you?
Is there a difference between those 5?