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 society where men are regarded more highly than women
How has patriarchy hurt you?
Prejudice against women I know
How have you hurt people in a way influenced by patriachy?
Making assumptions about the physical and mental capabilities of women
How would you define masculinity?
A focus on traits which are naturally more prominent in men (e.g. physical strength) and a lack of traits naturally more prominent in women (e.g. empathy)
Does misandry exist?
but not to the extent that many anti-feminists claim
Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?
What best describes you?