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?
Conscious and unconscious perception of gender politics with unequal balance systemically towards men who confirm to a ‘traditional’ role.
How has patriarchy hurt you?
Unable to properly express emotion without stigma.
How have you hurt people in a way influenced by patriachy?
Judged women previously based on how they should behave. i.e Used promiscuity as an insult.
How would you define masculinity?
Does misandry exist?
I don’t think it’s systemic in the same way as misogyny but could be experienced by individuals angry about gender inequality or as reaction to misogyny.
Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?
What best describes you?