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?
Male dominance in a business/government/society where men are put above women solely based on gender.
How has patriarchy hurt you?
I don’t believe it has
How have you hurt people in a way influenced by patriachy?
I am unaware of anyone I have hurt because of a patriarchal influence
How would you define masculinity?
Strength to defend what is important to you, with respect and serenity to see what others are trying to defend themselves.
Does misandry exist?
Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?
I Studyed physics and had an active part in a video games society, both of which were male dominated. Yet I do not recall any members showing prejudice to the few female members. I believe it can be awkward for men in these situations to come across friendly without an assumption of an ulterior/sexual motive.
What best describes you?