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?
Some archaic biblical notion of fathers ruling families. Load of nonsense.
How has patriarchy hurt you?
Not at all. I have been blissfully unaware of its existence.
How have you hurt people in a way influenced by patriachy?
Not at all, (hopefully) to my knowledge.
How would you define masculinity?
The set of attributes, attitudes, behaviours and tendencies most typically exhibited by males of the species.
Does misandry exist?
“Wimmin”…who hate men in the same way that some men undoubtedly do hate women. In my view, hating anyone is a pointless waste of time and we should all just get on with it and stop whining.
Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?
What best describes you?
None of the above
Someone who makes their own mind up and resists being labelled.