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?
In a short survey monkey box – that roles are defined more often than not by men
How has patriarchy hurt you?
See answer to 2 – who says having a Y chromosome means we know everything.
How have you hurt people in a way influenced by patriachy?
Remaining silent would probably be the biggest one especially with respect to obvious issues like equal pay for equal wotk
How would you define masculinity?
Box is too small. 🙂 at a high level masculinity is socially imposed (being a soldier is a masculine role at least in part due to historical and body mass averages)
Does misandry exist?
People can choose any reason for disliking anyone .. Women are people so misandry can exist. whether it is widely an issue I have no idea (I don’t experience it often)
Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?
most of it is just women being as thoughtless and inconsiderate as they accuse men of being
What best describes you?
None of the above