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?
Structures set up within society that oppress women and maintain inequality between the sexes
How has patriarchy hurt you?
toxic masculinity, saying that men can’t be raped
How have you hurt people in a way influenced by patriachy?
objectified women, policed their bodies
How would you define masculinity?
a social construct of behaviours including aggressive behaviours that are considered “manly”
Does misandry exist?
The oppressor can’t be oppressed
Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?
Only in a way that has advantaged me
What best describes you?