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?
The fact that we as men govern the world, the money, the power balance ect. The fact that practically all board members for decision-making companies are men, the fact that women presidents/worldleaders are hard to come by.
How has patriarchy hurt you?
I don’t want to be a man assosiated with patriarchy
How have you hurt people in a way influenced by patriachy?
probably assumed that I would have a saying in matters that was not my business
How would you define masculinity?
Strengh- mental and physical, generous, compassionate, empathy, surplus, ability to see complexities, strategic, opposition to selfishness.
Does misandry exist?
I don’t know what misandry is!
Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?
Only in a way that has advantaged me
What best describes you?
An ally to feminism