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?
Old upper class men. Class is still very important. Middle class women have far more of an advantage than working class men.
How has patriarchy hurt you?
1. By fucking up the planet before I got here. 2. Hoovering up all the decent houses.
How have you hurt people in a way influenced by patriachy?
I work in banking.
How would you define masculinity?
1. Living up to your responsibilities. 2. 19″ biceps 3. A good beard.
Does misandry exist?
Of course it does.
Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?
Not that I’ve noticed. I’m aware that I’m lucky.
What best describes you?
An ally to feminism