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 where men hold all the power and women have no opportunity to hold power.
How has patriarchy hurt you?
In no way.
How have you hurt people in a way influenced by patriachy?
In no way.
How would you define masculinity?
Male, confidence, independence, leadership, taking care of one’s family and physical power. Many things could be considered masculine.
Does misandry exist?
Just like misogyny exists. There are actual misandrists out there.
Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?
Mandatory armed service only for men.
What best describes you?
I’m for equal treatment and opportunities. Not for engineered equal outcomes.