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?
As a political system that excludes women from participation, like in Saudi Arabia.
How has patriarchy hurt you?
How have you hurt people in a way influenced by patriachy?
I’m not sure I have. I’m no saint, but I don’t think my actions towards others have varied depending on their gender. I try to treat everyone equally.
How would you define masculinity?
The same way as the OED: “having qualities associated with men”.
Does misandry exist?
Radfems hate men almost as much as they hate trans people and sex workers
Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?
Tbh, I’m not a particularly observant person so if I have then I haven’t noticed.
What best describes you?