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?
It’s ‘the man’ giving it to you
How has patriarchy hurt you?
It creates a frame. A controlling frame. One that demands submission.
How have you hurt people in a way influenced by patriachy?
I have raised children under its influence.
How would you define masculinity?
There is cultural and societal construct but masculinity is me and all other men. Men wash up, raise children and are bigoted fools. It is all things.
Does misandry exist?
I don’t know what misandry is!
Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?
I cannot put up a shelf. I sometimes cry. i can care.
What best describes you?
None of the above