Encountering True Homophobia

“I couldn’t believe what I was hearing. I was like, ‘Really guys? Really?’” CONTAINS SOME STRONG LANGUAGE. 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 […]

Recovery

Q: “So you didn’t want to eat, or you didn’t like yourself?” A: “No, it’s a different issue.” 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 […]

A Solitary Lens

“He was a very solitary man and I totally respect that… Having alone time is a necessary thing.” 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 […]

We Don’t Know What You Guys Think

“We really want to make friends with any American students.”   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 […]

Racially Motivated

“People may turn it on people and say, ‘You did this because I’m black and you’re white,’ and ‘You’re racist.’ It hurts you inside.” 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 […]

People Still Question Me

“I never wanted to be part of an organization fixed towards one type of people.” 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 […]

Kept to Myself for a Good Long While

“I had a lot of preconceptions, or, maybe, misconceptions, about what it would be like.” 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 […]

Nobody Talks to Me

“I was getting mad every single time.” Hold a Conversation In addition to the questions below, please see How to use the questions for reflection. Clarifying Questions What does the narrator experience in his first year? How does he respond? What emotions does he describe? What changes in his second year? How does he respond? What […]