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 system built by and for the males within that system
How has patriarchy hurt you?
it projects a standard of masculinity which I fit poorly
How have you hurt people in a way influenced by patriachy?
mostly in an unconscious dismissal of feminine opinion when contrary to a male’s. Doesn’t happen so much these days because I’m looking out for it.
How would you define masculinity?
I wouldn’t – there is no one true way.
Does misandry exist?
Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?
Only in a way that has advantaged me
What best describes you?