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 longstanding, unspecified societal norm that benefits the male gender
How has patriarchy hurt you?
To my my knowledge, it hasn’t. I am a CIS male
How have you hurt people in a way influenced by patriachy?
Sexist assumptions and generalisations, objectification.
How would you define masculinity?
Tendency towards the male stereotype, strong, aggressive, provider
Does misandry exist?
But not to the extent that the patriarchy exists…
Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?
What best describes you?