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?
Literally the rule of men but I guess more colloquially where there is serial sexual inequality, especially in places of authority
How has patriarchy hurt you?
I was brought up that the sexes had very well defined roles and I am continuing to unwrap that gut reaction to one I can rationally justify.
How have you hurt people in a way influenced by patriachy?
Probably although I am unaware of it.
How would you define masculinity?
Traits that traditionally or generically associated with men rather than women.
Does misandry exist?
Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?
What best describes you?
not sure the difference between egalitarian and equalist. I am against positive discrimination though. I don’t like the term feminist because lots of feminism is pro positive discrimination and also I don’t like the word itself because it is itself gender bias.