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?
“You better follow orders or you’ll be for the scrapheap”
How has patriarchy hurt you?
Not much really. Apart from a backlash against perceived chauvinism (women who might prejudge me as a fascist because I have male genitalia)
How have you hurt people in a way influenced by patriachy?
Perhaps assuming that all feminists are over the top. I’m aligned with the cause, but get agitated when people act like zealots.
How would you define masculinity?
2 parts: sacrifice to 1 part: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xWTclwsq73A
Does misandry exist?
Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?
The assumption that I’m only after one thing.
What best describes you?