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 male-dominated society (men protecting their own interests) – an anti-feminist society.
How has patriarchy hurt you?
I don’t know that it has.
How have you hurt people in a way influenced by patriachy?
When I was younger, having a prejudiced attitude towards women in certain roles.
How would you define masculinity?
A set of behavioural codes that have come to define the gender.
Does misandry exist?
I don’t know what misandry is!
Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?
I have been considered ‘weak’ or lacking masculinity.
What best describes you?