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?
That in most if not all areas of high power, men make up the majority of people in that position.
How has patriarchy hurt you?
Honestly don’t know if it has. Speaking on a career / employment basis, it’s not my aim to ever reach the upper echelons. On my level (office dogsbody) it seems to be fairly diverse.
How have you hurt people in a way influenced by patriachy?
if I have, I’m unaware of how.
How would you define masculinity?
Physically strong, packing a wang.
Does misandry exist?
Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?
I guess I must have experienced it both ways, but without being able to change gender and reply a situation, I couldn’t say for sure.
What best describes you?
None of the above
Former ‘Nice Guy’ (learned that some people think being nice means your entitled to a girlfriend). Now just a guy who’d like everyone to get on.