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?
Whenever a man disproves of an action or disagrees with me, he shouldn’t be allowed to do that.
How has patriarchy hurt you?
Yes, a man once disagreed with me and then pursued to use his agency as a male to tell me why I was wrong, again, he shouldn’t be allowed to that.
How have you hurt people in a way influenced by patriachy?
No, but I’ve never seen a man kiss the feet of beautiful Curvy Real Woman� and bow then to a woman, therefore patriarchy.
How would you define masculinity?
Building cities, inventing things, building civilizations, disagreeing with me, leadership, being confident, not needing constant validation, not being a constant victim, not being an attention whore, philosophy, mathematics, engineering. What is not masculinity? Gender Studies.
Does misandry exist?
A man disagreed with me!
Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?
Only in a way that has advantaged me
Even through affirmative action I was allowed into a college
What best describes you?