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?
Only men have access to positions of power and influence, be it politics or household.
How has patriarchy hurt you?
It hasn’t. Indirectly? Who knows… Maybe the fall out is that the male role in society is now in transition – which for some May be difficult.
How have you hurt people in a way influenced by patriachy?
How would you define masculinity?
Emotional strength and courage
Does misandry exist?
I expect so. To be repelled by what man represents seems reasonable.
Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?
What best describes you?