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 social system in which males hold the power.
How has patriarchy hurt you?
Physical and verbal abuse by male teachers and priests, which may or may not have occurred if there was a gender power balance.
How have you hurt people in a way influenced by patriachy?
Hard to say, I’d like to think I haven’t, and am not aware if I have and have never been told if I have.
How would you define masculinity?
It is made up of both socially defined and biologically created factors including physical attributes, roles and behaviours.
Does misandry exist?
Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?
What best describes you?