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 traditional male dominance and running of society that places women in a secondary, often subservient way
How has patriarchy hurt you?
I think traditional patriarchy negatively effects us all and restricts our expression of ourselves due to gender roles that restrict us
How have you hurt people in a way influenced by patriachy?
I think like most people I’m guilty of some casual sexism or treating people differently because of gender, although I try to avoid this and if challenged would address it
How would you define masculinity?
Being a man and being secure and confident in yourself, not how people expect you to act
Does misandry exist?
Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?
What best describes you?