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 benefits men and suppresses women.
How has patriarchy hurt you?
I feel I have to act a certain way when it comes to things like, well, women (but I try not to these days).
How have you hurt people in a way influenced by patriachy?
If I’m being honest, probably more than I ever realised.
How would you define masculinity?
Personally, retaining an internal strength to be able to stand up for what you believe in.
Does misandry exist?
Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?
What best describes you?
An ally to feminism