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?
Male dominated hierarchy, and one measured according to male standards.
How has patriarchy hurt you?
It hasn’t, I’ve done very well out of it. I did struggle growing up though – expectations were very high when I was still really a kid. You can be very emotionally isolated as a bloke.
How have you hurt people in a way influenced by patriachy?
I am highly competitive, intollerant if weakness, etc.
How would you define masculinity?
Does misandry exist?
Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?
What best describes you?