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?
The regime under which the norms of aggressive masculinity become seen as the only societal goods.
How has patriarchy hurt you?
For my entire life I have felt less “male” than other men.
How have you hurt people in a way influenced by patriachy?
How would you define masculinity?
There is a very wide spread of masculinity. By no means are all masculine traits undesirable or socially irresponsible, it’s just those than get called patriarchal traits that are.
Does misandry exist?
Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?
What best describes you?