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 social system which perpetuates hegemonic, gender-based power differentials through the imposition of restrictive gender roles.
How has patriarchy hurt you?
Patriarchy has demanded my participation in violent interaction, demanded my emotional repression, curtailed my opportunities and stultified my free expression.
How have you hurt people in a way influenced by patriachy?
I have contributed to all of the above
How would you define masculinity?
It is both a description and a prescription of socially accepted & socially imposed behaviour for a man / boy.
Does misandry exist?
Have you experienced gender and/or sex related prejudice?
What best describes you?
None of the above