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 collection of men who instill Jim Crow like laws on women. Might have existed 50 years ago, debatable.
How has patriarchy hurt you?
It hasn’t, its strengthened me, giving me a male role model to look up to.
How have you hurt people in a way influenced by patriachy?
I haven’t, a patriarchy by nature is beneficial to society, its how we developed for centuries. Especially in non-western countries.
How would you define masculinity?
Courage, honour, Loyalty, mastery over your chosen field of expertise.
Does misandry exist?
Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?
There is no male affirmative action or scholarships.
What best describes you?