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?
Systemic and cultural biases that benefit men and impede women.
How has patriarchy hurt you?
Men and women believe me (a man) to be a barely controlled rape machine with a single track mind for sex.
How have you hurt people in a way influenced by patriachy?
Probably dozens of tiny ways without realizing it, allowing cultural influence on myself to manifest in speech or behavior.
How would you define masculinity?
Not sure I can, it is different for different people.
Does misandry exist?
But probably only in radical feminists, TERFs, etc.
Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?
Only in a way that has advantaged me
What best describes you?