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?
Men looking after the interests of men, to the detriment of others.
How has patriarchy hurt you?
How have you hurt people in a way influenced by patriachy?
I’m sure I must have. But I’m also largely oblivious to it because it permeates so deeply into what is considered normal.
How would you define masculinity?
I don’t know how to.
Does misandry exist?
I think it does exist, but largely with good reason. Men have pretty much fucked up running the world. I get annoyed with men and stereotypically male behaviour a lot of the time.
Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?
Only in a way that has advantaged me
What best describes you?