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 system of inherent privilege granted to men, and to white, hetrosexual men in particular.
How has patriarchy hurt you?
It has probably helped me to be honest.
How have you hurt people in a way influenced by patriachy?
I’d like to think I haven’t, but on some subconscious level, I’m sure I have.
How would you define masculinity?
A set of expectations which push men into conforming to certain ideals.
Does misandry exist?
It’s a myth, like racism against white people.
Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?
Only in a way that has advantaged me
What best describes you?