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?
The systematic inequality favoring men.
How has patriarchy hurt you?
I’ve squandered so many opportunities to meet and learn from interesting women, because they were not where I was, and because of my stupid automatic judgements. *And* the economy and society in general would be better off if this issue had been dealt with more definitively. I guess there’s hope, though.
How have you hurt people in a way influenced by patriachy?
I’ve chosen less qualified men for promotion, and I’ve spent less positive energy on women.
How would you define masculinity?
Perspectives and behaviors motivated by testosterone.
Does misandry exist?
Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?
What best describes you?