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?
The preponderance of men in positions of power and their tendency to perpetuate that arrangement.
How has patriarchy hurt you?
I’m not sure it has directly, but it may have affected negatively the lives of the women in my family, and it may affect my daughter in the future.
How have you hurt people in a way influenced by patriachy?
If I have I am not aware of doing so. Mainly through the studious avoidance of wielding any kind of power.
How would you define masculinity?
One of those steering wheels made from welded chain links. Or the analogue of that in any given circumstance.
Does misandry exist?
Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?
What best describes you?