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?
An ingrained societal perspective that me deserve privilege to a greater extent than women?
How has patriarchy hurt you?
It’s done great things for me by and large
How have you hurt people in a way influenced by patriachy?
Use of derogatory language, occasional lack of empathy for those without privilege
How would you define masculinity?
Not a single concept any more (at least it shouldn’t be).
Does misandry exist?
But it is miniscule compared to rife,blatant and endemic misogyny
Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?
What best describes you?