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 privilege, inequality biased towards men especially in power, control, decision making, authority
How has patriarchy hurt you?
It makes it harder to be myself
How have you hurt people in a way influenced by patriachy?
Every time I take advantage of the privileges it gives me
How would you define masculinity?
Not something I take much notice of. Any real meaning is now lost in stereotypes and cultural expectations
Does misandry exist?
In isolated cases, not a wide societal issue
Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?
Only in a way that has advantaged me
What best describes you?