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 cultural or political system that priorities men over women, particular when conferring authority.
How has patriarchy hurt you?
It has not hurt me directly, but no man is an island and troubles caused to other people by patriarchy diminishes me.
How have you hurt people in a way influenced by patriachy?
I don’t think I have, as I try to avoid it influencing my behaviour.
How would you define masculinity?
Characteristics culturally attributed to the male gender.
Does misandry exist?
Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?
What best describes you?