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?
An organisation/group/collective/family that is governed/ruled/lead by male members and where other male members benefit more than females by virtue of their gender.
How has patriarchy hurt you?
By having expectations placed upon me to behave a certain way, both by other males and females, forcing me to fit gender stereotypes.
How have you hurt people in a way influenced by patriachy?
By falling into certain gender stereotypes (e.g. leaving housework to my wife).
How would you define masculinity?
Taking emotional pain on the chin and moving on; looking after number one.
Does misandry exist?
Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?
What best describes you?