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 assumption that males are superior in certain roles (politics, business, finance)
How has patriarchy hurt you?
it hasn’t, I’m male
How have you hurt people in a way influenced by patriachy?
assumed id be better at a certain job or action due to my gender, not my abilities.
How would you define masculinity?
The desire to be dominant amongst peers male or female
Does misandry exist?
I don’t think I’ve ever personally experienced it
Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?
Assumption I wouldn’t be fit to look after a child
What best describes you?