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?
It being more beneficial being male than being any other gender simply because of biases in society
How has patriarchy hurt you?
Being mocked for my presentation, and continuing being unable to express myself how I want to despite my being male.
How have you hurt people in a way influenced by patriachy?
Not that I am consciously aware of
How would you define masculinity?
An old, tired idea that men have to be strong both physically and emotionally. This idea includes being straight, denying anything that might be construed in anyway as “homo” or feminine, and participating in “lad culture”
Does misandry exist?
Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?
What best describes you?
An ally to feminism