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?
Political economic and cultural power disproportionately in the hand of men
How has patriarchy hurt you?
It has meant that more capable women have been barred from affecting a fairer more just society
How have you hurt people in a way influenced by patriachy?
I have not always confronted patriarchy when i should have
How would you define masculinity?
Being empathetic and emotionally strong enough to provide support when needed to those who less able
Does misandry exist?
To such a minor extent hardly worth mentioning
Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?
Not that I am aware
What best describes you?
An ally to feminism