fashion

Hijab Is Not Just This Cloth

“I grew up in America and I wear jeans, and I want to make sure that’s something that works, that’s still modest.” Want to learn about the first day the speaker decided to wear the hijab?  Check out “I Was Afraid I Was Gonna Chicken Out.” Hold a Conversation Can you imagine leading a conversation about this […]

It Felt Kind of Odd to Wear It

“People did a double take when I walked in… I could feel them looking at me.” 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 […]

Because I Changed My Style

“I used to be a stereotypical girl.” 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 […]

Muslims Are People’s Neighbors

“There are two billion Muslims in the world, like, that’s two-sevenths of the world population.” Hold a Conversation In addition to the questions below, please see How to use the questions for reflection. Clarifying Questions What happened at the mall? How would you describe the speaker’s reaction? her friend’s reaction? Interpretive Questions Why do you […]

Positive Reinforcement

“This is me and this is how I’m going to dress.” 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 […]

Why Do You Look Like Such a Little Boy?

“They’ll say, ‘Well, it’s fine, I just don’t want to hear about it.’”   Hold a Conversation In addition to the questions below, please see How to use the questions for reflection. Clarifying Questions What disturbs the speaker most about her experience at the dance? How does the speaker feel about peers being “okay with the […]

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” […]