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 loose concept thought up by professional victims. It’s a great way to convince the uninformed to rally behind whatever commercial product you produce in the name of “morality”.
How has patriarchy hurt you?
The false idea of “le patriarchy” has hurt many people I know personally. It leaves women with a sense of entitlement and removes a reason to feel guilt in doing wrong against the opposite gender. Those who promote these ideas would have people thrown in prison without trial simply because a woman accused them of a crime.
How have you hurt people in a way influenced by patriachy?
Not yet. Day of the rope soon, though. :^)
How would you define masculinity?
The power to kill and the power to build.
Does misandry exist?
“I drink male tears” fuck you for even suggesting this isn’t true.
Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?
A job was given to a woman who was less qualified than me simply to fill a diversity quota. 😀 Efficient!
What best describes you?
None of the above