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?
Male dominated culture that looks to reward men for reinforcing and perpetuating the culture as much or more than the competency of the individual
How has patriarchy hurt you?
it keeps the most deserving (competent) from positions of power and influence and hurt my company’s performance to the point it now is fighting to survive.
How have you hurt people in a way influenced by patriachy?
dont think that I have
How would you define masculinity?
Hardest question to answer, traditionally think of strength, courage, provider, protector. But all of these things are attributes of females too.
Does misandry exist?
Hard to tell how much misandry versus equal opportunity for women that may come across as anti-male
Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?
What best describes you?