gender

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 […]

Getting Used to It

“It was strange to see men and women sitting with each other, discussing economics, politics, sports.” 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 […]

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 […]

False Unity

“The hope. . . was that we would be able to be inter-Lutheran on that day. . .” Hold a Conversation In addition to the questions below, please see How to use the questions for reflection. Clarifying Questions What does being inter-Lutheran mean to the speaker? How does the speaker interpret the actions of President Kieschnick? How […]

Corrupting the Moral Fiber

“Valpo likes to hide things that are going wrong.” 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 […]

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” […]

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 […]

We’re Not That Far Along

“The ideal is a gender blind society… but in some quadrants, we’re slipping back into patriarchy. 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 […]

How Her Statement Made Me Feel

“Maybe it was cowardice to not confront her.” Hold a Conversation In addition to the questions below, please see How to use the questions for reflection. Clarifying Questions What causes the conflict between the speaker and her roommate? Describe the way the speaker reacts to that conflict. Why does the speaker say she reacts this […]