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 suffocation of women’s perspectives and denial of their fullest possible contribution to society
How has patriarchy hurt you?
By celebrating alpha male stupidity and denying the potential progress we could have made together
How have you hurt people in a way influenced by patriachy?
By being lazy. Not having to do as much as the women in my life.
How would you define masculinity?
I don’t. I have traits and preferences that I have no doubt pertain to men in general but I am a person before I am a man.
Does misandry exist?
But probably only in opposition to prevailing misogyny
Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?
What best describes you?