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 systemic and omnipresent oppression of women based on their gender
How has patriarchy hurt you?
I am judged by socially constructed standards of masculinty
How have you hurt people in a way influenced by patriachy?
In the past I have acted in a way that suggests women have less important or less informed views than men
How would you define masculinity?
Masculinity is anything that is ‘not feminine’
Does misandry exist?
Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?
Only in a way that has advantaged me
What best describes you?