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?
Hegemonic agency specifically when wielded by men against women
How has patriarchy hurt you?
with mind bullets
How have you hurt people in a way influenced by patriachy?
by being young and ignorant and a man
How would you define masculinity?
it’s not my job to define words, it’s important to protect dictionary writers’ livelihoods
Does misandry exist?
It’s fucking stupid though. But as an idea it exists. We can argue that people who think it’s actually a thing are dickheads whilst also holding that it is a thing as a meme or an idea within gender struggles
Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?
Only in a way that has advantaged me
I’m a man
What best describes you?