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 economic, social and cultural system that praises the masculine and dismisses or mocks the feminine.
How has patriarchy hurt you?
I am unable to show emotion the way I would like to for fear of being seen as weak or unmanly. I don’t think I would be taken seriously were I ever raped or assaulted.
How have you hurt people in a way influenced by patriachy?
I don’t know if I have. Calling girls sluts maybe?
How would you define masculinity?
Strong, powerful, steady.
Does misandry exist?
If it does it’s nit common.
Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?
Only in a way that has advantaged me
What best describes you?