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?
Having a special set or rules and priviliges attached to being perceived as a a man
How has patriarchy hurt you?
It hasn’t, save the frustration I now feel in trying to combat it.
How have you hurt people in a way influenced by patriachy?
As little as possible, but it’s impossible to tell.
How would you define masculinity?
Does misandry exist?
Idiots exist no matter which sex, gender or orientation
Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?
As an obvious (and quite alpha) cisgendered male, I have to occasionally work extra hard to put people at ease in a feminist space. But that’s really a small price to pay. I’ve been a witness to much sex/gender related prejudice disadvantaging women.
What best describes you?