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?
Socially constructed and instutionally enforced gender roles and labour.
How has patriarchy hurt you?
It hurts the planet and humanity, see http://www.theecologist.org/News/news_analysis/2790589/patriarchy_is_killing_our_planet_women_alone_can_save_her.html
How have you hurt people in a way influenced by patriachy?
Not sure, would rather not think about it
How would you define masculinity?
Socially constructed “male” identity.
Does misandry exist?
The radical feminists are the only people who make any sense on these questions
Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?
Only in a way that has advantaged me
Time spent on housework is a good measure of this…
What best describes you?
humanist, atheist, anarchist, naturist, co-operator, revolutionary