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?
Men assuming or being granted control of a thing (event, company, situation etc) purely on the grounds of being male
How has patriarchy hurt you?
Embarrassment only, with people assuming I was in charge when accompanying female management.
How have you hurt people in a way influenced by patriachy?
I hope I have not.
How would you define masculinity?
Overt maleness, an obviousness of gender.
Does misandry exist?
Misandry is often encouraged in media and accepted in work situations: “he’s just a man, what he know?” etc.
Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?
What best describes you?