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 system in which males hold “primary power”.
How has patriarchy hurt you?
It has not.
How have you hurt people in a way influenced by patriachy?
I do not know. I am not sure that I can know without dedicated study and a better memory.
How would you define masculinity?
A set of attributes, behaviors, and roles generally associated with boys and men.
Does misandry exist?
Misandry is typically equated with feminism. Whilst it can be a by-product of feminism, it is not the same thing as it.
Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?
As a twenty-one year old man, I do not believe that I have experienced this. I have anecdotes from women my age suggesting that they have.
What best describes you?