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?
Men being more advantaged than women in work
How has patriarchy hurt you?
It hasn’t really – though I haven’t benefited from it either.
How have you hurt people in a way influenced by patriachy?
Being too proud when it comes to decision making involving my wife
How would you define masculinity?
Appearing strong – both physically and emotionally – regardless of how you’re actually feeling.
Does misandry exist?
There are women who just think all men are the stereotypical big man with no emotion.
Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?
The act of being lumped in the same box with the stereotype men. ‘All men are the same, etc’
What best describes you?