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?
Powerful men controlling access to spoils of power & limiting that access mostly to men
How has patriarchy hurt you?
By limiting the potential of all people to contribute & reap the rewards of our world
How have you hurt people in a way influenced by patriachy?
never internationally, & I hope not unintentionally either. But who knows?
How would you define masculinity?
A loose term that may partially be used to attempt defining of the male gender.
Does misandry exist?
Only as a reaction to perceived sexism
Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?
I’ve lost jobs to equally talented candidates because they were female
What best describes you?
An ally to feminism