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 group or society run by men.
How has patriarchy hurt you?
I am not sure that it has, but it sucks being accused of being anti-female just because you are trying to get ahead in the world.
How have you hurt people in a way influenced by patriachy?
How would you define masculinity?
Don’t know these days. Women don’t care about men anymore, and if they do it because they either want their job or just think that they need to “give them something.” The point is that masculinity used to be defined as a counterpoint to feminism, but now it has lost its meaning. Fact is that the man might still be the winners overall but he is ALSO the loser. Women have already won in my view, they will rule the world in 20 years, and by that time masculinity will probably have been eradicated altogether.
Does misandry exist?
A growing branch of feminism defines itself and its goals on what it can achieve at the expense of men as one of the MAIN objectives.
Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?
What best describes you?