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?
When life gives you lemons, SMASH THE PATRIARCHY.
How has patriarchy hurt you?
I refuse to eat in Burger King until they abolish their policy of patrilineal primogeniture. Until there’s either a Burger Queen or a gender neutral Burger Monarch, I can’t get my XL Bacon Double Cheeseburger on. That is how the bloody patriarchy has hurt me
How have you hurt people in a way influenced by patriachy?
I once cut all the hair off my sister’s barbie.
How would you define masculinity?
Southend on a Saturday night.
Does misandry exist?
Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?
I was dying for a shit and all the cubicles in the mens were in use, so I went in the ladies. I got chucked out of the pub. Haters.
What best describes you?
An ally to feminism