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?
When a male is the dominant part of a social/professional hierarchy.
How has patriarchy hurt you?
It hasn’t really. I’ve had irritations with the style of leadership inside ‘old boys clubs’ but as I AM a man it’s not done much to cause me grief, personally.
How have you hurt people in a way influenced by patriachy?
I don’t think I have.
How would you define masculinity?
Masculinity is almost a dirty word to me these days, if you described someone as ‘Masculine’ I’d automatically picture them as a muscle-bound douchebag.
Does misandry exist?
Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?
What best describes you?