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?
Males hold all the best jobs, have the most power, and strive to keep it that way
How has patriarchy hurt you?
As a male all I can say it has done is make me embarrassed to be one
How have you hurt people in a way influenced by patriachy?
I have been a passive patriarchist in that I have allowed the backhground pulse of it to better my position
How would you define masculinity?
To be male and confident in ones maleness and sexuality to the point that you don’t feel threatened by anyone expressing their gender or sexuality as they see fit
Does misandry exist?
If you look up misandry in the dictionary there’s a picture of my boss
Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?
You men are all the same! Men are treated as a stereotype and it seems to be OK
What best describes you?