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 structure of dominance such that on average men have more power and privilege than women.
How has patriarchy hurt you?
It hasn’t. While it’s morally wrong, I enjoy it a lot, especially the male gaze and the double standards of appearance.
How have you hurt people in a way influenced by patriachy?
In the past I probably made women uncomfortable with ironic or risque jokes… I try not to do that now.
How would you define masculinity?
The socially accepted way that a man should think and act.
Does misandry exist?
Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?
What best describes you?
An ally to feminism