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?
A system that perpetuates male supremacy in a social and political power structure.
How has patriarchy hurt you?
By forcing me into oppressive gender roles, even at the same time as granting me privilege on the basis of them. Actually, I’d rather renounce the privilege if it’s all the same with you, patriarchy.
How have you hurt people in a way influenced by patriachy?
By being complicit in a unjust social power structure.
How would you define masculinity?
The set of human attributes assumed (falsely) to correlate with maleness.
Does misandry exist?
Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?
What best describes you?