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 secret club where powerful men decide how to troll and hurt strong, independent women.
How has patriarchy hurt you?
It hasn’t hurt me directly, but women use it to turn all women against all men, which is bad…
How have you hurt people in a way influenced by patriachy?
In 2011, before I was aware of the true nature of the patriarchy, I incidentally sat in an almost empty bus and spread my legs to pick up my phone. A girl with pink hair came over and told me to stop manspreading. I tried to mansplain an excuse, but she got PTSD and started crying…
How would you define masculinity?
Toxic! There must be a final solution to the “man problem”..
Does misandry exist?
Check your privilege!
Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?
As a cis shitlord I have yet to find a way to cash in on my privilege.
What best describes you?