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 institutionalised dominance of men over women and the socially constructed differentiation of gender roles.
How has patriarchy hurt you?
By defining masculinity as an unrealistic standard to hold me, which I could be ridiculed for not conforming to.
How have you hurt people in a way influenced by patriachy?
I probably have without realising it. I can’t think of any ways though.
How would you define masculinity?
Does misandry exist?
Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?
What best describes you?
“When I use a word,” Humpty Dumpty said, in rather a scornful tone, “it means just what I choose it to mean�neither more nor less.”