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?
The unwillingness to share power with women in some societies and communities. It’s a huge problem in many countries; in others not so much.
How has patriarchy hurt you?
How have you hurt people in a way influenced by patriachy?
How would you define masculinity?
I think it’s a fairly neutral adjectival noun for male characteristics.
Does misandry exist?
Not sure it’s that common though.
Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?
Misandry isn’t the problem, it’s macho stereotypes that cause 3/4 of suicides and 9/10 of the prison population to be male.
What best describes you?