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 social system that grants certain privileges to men not granted to women
How has patriarchy hurt you?
Giving people an easy boogieman to blame perceived shortcomings of the human condition, shutting down reasonable discussion in the process.
How have you hurt people in a way influenced by patriachy?
How would you define masculinity?
Behaviours and traits more often exhibited by men rather than women.
Does misandry exist?
You’ll occasionally find a loon that wants to #KillAllMen
Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?
Mostly through “YOU DON’T KNOW, CIS WHITE MAN, YOU WEREN’T THERE”-isms somehow being a valid reason to discard a point of view.
What best describes you?
None of the above