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 system of power that priveleges men above women
How has patriarchy hurt you?
co-opted me into gendered roles, persuaded me to believe the way I dealt with issues was not fitting for my gender.
How have you hurt people in a way influenced by patriachy?
underestimated and misestimated my friends, relatives and colleagues because of their gender
How would you define masculinity?
ideally, the expression of male gender. Really, muscles and shouting and stuff
Does misandry exist?
Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?
Only in a way that has advantaged me
What best describes you?