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?
When the buck stops, it stops with a man.
How has patriarchy hurt you?
Expectations of what being a man is or should be can be hard to achieve.
How have you hurt people in a way influenced by patriachy?
Assuming because I’m male, I know best.
How would you define masculinity?
Understanding the responsibility that comes with physical dominance over other members of society.
Does misandry exist?
being a man is considered by some to always being the bad guy.
Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?
because I’m a man, it is assumed I am not as good or capable a parent as a woman
What best describes you?
None of the above