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?
Exercise of male power over social interactions.
How has patriarchy hurt you?
Make it harder for me to reject ‘male’ traits and embrace ‘female’ ones. E.g. feel like I should be sleeping around; feel like I can’t be an equal parent
How have you hurt people in a way influenced by patriachy?
Pressed girlfriends to have sex before they were ready
How would you define masculinity?
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?