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 set of societal controls intended to skew in favour of men
How has patriarchy hurt you?
Perpetuates the “boys will be boys” myth Made me feel uncomfortable reporting sexual harrassment for fear of being ridiculed
How have you hurt people in a way influenced by patriachy?
Spent my childhood assuming boys were inherently better than girls at most things
How would you define masculinity?
Does misandry exist?
Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?
What best describes you?
An ally to feminism