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100 Different Stereotypes in a Second

“It’s just a vehicle for your soul; it’s what you’ve been given.” Hold a Conversation In addition to the questions below, please see How to use the questions for reflection. Clarifying Questions How does the speaker explain her dad’s paranoia and insistence on her walking next to him? What reasons does she give for wearing a […]

Marketing Tactics

“Hey you, you look black, stand over there, and hey you, you look gay, stand over there.”   Hold a Conversation In addition to the questions below, please see How to use the questions for reflection. Clarifying Questions Why does the speaker say she has a problem with the “whole diversity campaign in general?” What are […]

Threatened by My Expression

“Love sporting the ties and man jeans.” Hold a Conversation In addition to the questions below, please see How to use the questions for reflection. Clarifying Questions Why is fashion important to the speaker? What does the speaker mean by the term “expression?” Why does she think people are threatened by hers? Why does she “push harder” […]

Almost Like a War Cry

“On one level, it was intimidating; on another, it was curious.” Hold a Conversation In addition to the questions below, please see How to use the questions for reflection. Clarifying Questions Why does the speaker talk so concretely about his hometown when telling this story? How challenging is it for the speaker to tell this story? […]

In Very Good Hands

“I slept through my station. It was dark and the trees were out and it was like in a scary movie. I saw one last car.” Hold a Conversation In addition to the questions below, please see How to use the questions for reflection. Clarifying Questions How did the speaker respond to missing his train stop? […]

Preaching Without Apology

“Religion is the one thing that shouldn’t be compromised… We shouldn’t water down a message to bring in as many people as possible.” Hold a Conversation Can you imagine leading a conversation about this story? Where? With whom? What kinds of questions would you pose? (See How to use the questions for reflection for one approach.) […]

Buddhist Retreat

“I came onto campus quote-unquote Lutheran.” Hold a Conversation Can you imagine leading a conversation about this story? Where? With whom? What kinds of questions would you pose? (See How to use the questions for reflection for one approach.) Please email your questions to us or post them in the comment box for our consideration. If you […]

Going by My Initials

“I have a non-binary gender identity.  A lot of people don’t know what that is here.” Hold a Conversation Can you imagine leading a conversation about this story? Where? With whom? What kinds of questions would you pose? (See How to use the questions for reflection for one approach.) Please email your questions to us or post […]