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?
An idea used by feminism to perpetuate the power of men in today’s society. Whether it is true or not I can’t honestly say.
How has patriarchy hurt you?
I can’t say it has.
How have you hurt people in a way influenced by patriachy?
I can’t say I have.
How would you define masculinity?
An expectation of the male gender based on historical portrayals and treatment of men.
Does misandry exist?
It is something I see in modern feminism.
Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?
In schools, girls are dismissed early, while boys are left to stay behind and clear up.
What best describes you?