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?
Patriarchy is a social system in which: males hold primary power; males predominate in roles of political leadership, moral authority, social privilege and control of property; and, in the domain of the family, fathers or father-figures hold authority over women and children
How has patriarchy hurt you?
People don’t listen to the smartest people in a room, they often listen to those that are loud, confident and dynamic.
How have you hurt people in a way influenced by patriachy?
Given opportunities before others based on gender and stereotypes.
How would you define masculinity?
Comfort within yourself.
Does misandry exist?
I had to Google misandry
Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?
Only in a way that has advantaged me
I’m in the armed forces,a highly male heavy vocation.
What best describes you?