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 ruling of men by exclusion of women (this is not what any current western government runs on, women are not excluded from government in any shape or form, they overwhelmingly choose to not go into politics due to the troubles of having to balance work life and family life as a politician.)
How has patriarchy hurt you?
It hasn’t. In fact, feminism has hurt me by making it much harder to keep my kids in a divorce, overwhelmingly forcing men to pay child support to kids they didn’t plan or didn’t want, ignoring male victims of domestic violence, treating men as perpetrators and females as victims when the top 14 causes of death in the western world are led by men, with them tied in second for 15th, forcing gender and minority quotas that accept people into unis and jobs, not based on their skills and qualities, but based on their gender or race.
How have you hurt people in a way influenced by patriachy?
I haven’t, you prick
How would you define masculinity?
Masculinity is the traits more commonly seen in women than men, such as rowdiness, competition, higher threshholds of pain (women only have higher threshholds when they are giving birth because of the hormones they produce during preganancy), less likely to be sensitive (i.e, they can take insults and not whine about it, or they may say something improper at the wrong time), more willingness to die fo a cause, etc. This does not mean women cannot possess these traits, but men are more likely to potray them, likely due to biologial differences.
Does misandry exist?
I bet you think that “reverse racism” is a thing and that it’s not just racism you pretentious twat
Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?
Read my answer to the third question.
What best describes you?
None of the above