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?
Inherent structural favoritism aimed at males in society
How has patriarchy hurt you?
It makes things easier for me. But in the long run I have come to expect this treatment and I am actually weakened by it.
How have you hurt people in a way influenced by patriachy?
It’s hard to say. By excepting the favoritism I expect I am making things harder for women in society.
How would you define masculinity?
The act of performing what is expected of a man in society.
Does misandry exist?
I don’t know what misandry is!
Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?
I was told that people don’t trust men to clean their houses when no one is home.
What best describes you?