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?
A culture in which being a man is seen as a superior to being a woman
How has patriarchy hurt you?
in a work environment there is a lot of expectation based on gender. It’s assumed that I will be a strong leader of both men and women, regardless of individual personalities etc
How have you hurt people in a way influenced by patriachy?
early in my career I berated the need for “women in IT” groups as being discriminatory, because I didn’t realise how difficult it can be for women in that environment. I have since changed my views
How would you define masculinity?
Respondent skipped question
Does misandry exist?
In the form of reactive hatred based on oppression of women in the past
Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?
What best describes you?