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 usually-feminist buzzword that should, but doesn’t nearly often enough refer to backward anti-female societies mainly in the third world.
How has patriarchy hurt you?
I don’t live in a patriarchy. I live in the West
How have you hurt people in a way influenced by patriachy?
How would you define masculinity?
As complex and real as femininity.
Does misandry exist?
Sexism is real. It works both ways, and I never like it, but it is also subjective.
Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?
In short, it’s unavoidable as a member of a dimorphic species.
What best describes you?
Equality of opportunity is essential. Equality of outcome is not.