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?
Oh wow, when I clicked on this at 2am while having a poo I didn’t expect it to get this deep so fast. Anyway… Patriarchy is a system designed and enforced by men, for the purpose of maintaining a particular (male dominated) social order
How has patriarchy hurt you?
By giving me standards of masculinity I am expected to live up to that do not matter to me
How have you hurt people in a way influenced by patriachy?
Not that I can think of, but probably, in many small ways
How would you define masculinity?
A set of vague assumptions on what a man should be, largely centred around power, control and independence
Does misandry exist?
Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?
What best describes you?
None of the above
A wannabe femminist