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 of overarching control in which people are divided and controlled along gender lines and outliers are punished.
How has patriarchy hurt you?
I have been excluded from an internship abroad, demonized because my partner was a better caregiver and played less for my job than a man in the same role.
How have you hurt people in a way influenced by patriachy?
I have previously used the phrases man up and put on your big boy panties to the denigration of men in my life.
How would you define masculinity?
the principle of the masculine
Does misandry exist?
a reaction to oppresion is not oppresion.
Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?
What best describes you?