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?
A system, culture, or economy where males have the upper hand.
How has patriarchy hurt you?
It hasn’t. I’m a guy.
How have you hurt people in a way influenced by patriachy?
I don’t know. By having a penis?
How would you define masculinity?
Does misandry exist?
What is perceived as misandry (eg., not being “man enough” to do/be something, expressing emotions, being sexually harrassed, etc.) are directly related to the perception of that particular man as “feminine”. That’s misoginy.
Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?
Not that I can think of, either way.
What best describes you?
An ally to feminism