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?
A global conspiracy where every man in the world is oppressing women.
How has patriarchy hurt you?
Like all myths it hasn’t.
How have you hurt people in a way influenced by patriachy?
Again your question assumes that this massive conspiracy exists. It doesn’t.
How would you define masculinity?
Expression of the hormones released due to a Y chromosome being present.
Does misandry exist?
sexism of all forms certainly exists. it’s the conspiracy that doesn’t.
Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?
both positive and negative.
What best describes you?