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 define mankind.
How has patriarchy hurt you?
My emotions weren’t validated.
How have you hurt people in a way influenced by patriachy?
it’s been men that have defined the world in many ways. They’ve defined it in ways that aren’t good enough–not inclusive enough, not deep enough, not farsighted enough.
How would you define masculinity?
i don’t know. I guess it would be the things men do.
Does misandry exist?
Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?
What best describes you?
An ally to feminism