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?
I wouldn’t. I would look for a definition in a dictionary.
How has patriarchy hurt you?
It hasn’t. However, I see partiarchy in action on a daily basis in some BME groups.
How have you hurt people in a way influenced by patriachy?
I tell my children to stop playing Minecraft and go to bed, which by their reaction would seem to affect their human rights.
How would you define masculinity?
Questions like this don’t usually bother me on a day-to-day basis.
Does misandry exist?
Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?
I have worked in many organisations where senior management has been female, and have found no difference compared to male management.
What best describes you?