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Book cover: Max Loves MunecasBook cover: Max Loves Munecas

Max Love Muñecas

by Zetta Elliott

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on August 24, 2015 | Filed under Books, Business & Social Entrepreneurship, Children's Books, Citizenship & Community, Elementary, Language Arts, Media & Culture, Middle School, Social Studies/History

In “Max loves Muñecas” (117 pgs) Max visits a doll boutique run by Señor Pepe. Max is fascinated by the dolls’ clothes and jewelry, but he is embarrassed; he thinks people will make fun of… More

Welcoming Schools

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on July 21, 2015 | Filed under Citizenship & Community, Education, Human Rights, Language Arts, Media & Culture, Media Literacy, Parenting, Resources, Social Studies/History, Websites

Welcoming Schools, which is a project of the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, offers lessons, resources, and other tools for educators and parents on topics related to family diversity, avoiding gender stereotyping and affirming gender, and… More

Book cover: Morris Micklewhite and the Tangerine DressBook cover: Morris Micklewhite and the Tangerine Dress

Morris Micklewhite and the Tangerine Dress

by Christine Baldacchino

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on July 21, 2015 | Filed under Books, Children's Books, Citizenship & Community, Early Childhood, Education, Elementary, Language Arts, Media & Culture, Resources, Social Studies/History

Morris Micklewhite loves to imagine himself exploring outer space or visiting far off jungles with elephants and tigers. Morris also loves to wear the tangerine dress and heels in the dress-up area of his classroom…. More

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Who Says Women Can’t Be Doctors? The Story of Elizabeth Blackwell

by Tanya Lee Stone

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on November 11, 2014 | Filed under Books, Children's Books, Education, Elementary, Human Rights, Language Arts, Media & Culture, Resources, Science, Social Studies/History

Back in the time when girls “were only supposed to become wives and mothers. Or maybe teachers, or seamstresses,” Elizabeth Blackwell didn’t always want to be a doctor; but when she decided to become the… More

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Grace for President

by Kelly DiPucchio

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on September 30, 2014 | Filed under Books, Children's Books, Citizenship & Community, Education, Elementary, Language Arts, Politics & Democracy, Resources, Social Studies/History

When Grace discovers that there has never been a woman president, she decides she’s going to run when she grows up. Grace’s teacher thinks it’s a great idea and launches an election for school president…. More

Basic Necessities: A Woman’s Right

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on September 9, 2014 | Filed under Business & Social Entrepreneurship, Citizenship & Community, Education, Health, High School, Human Rights, Language Arts, Lesson Plans/Activities, Media & Culture, Resources, Science, Social Studies/History

Students will gain empathy and understanding about women’s issues around the world, specifically related to health, hygiene, and education, and consider positive solutions, as well as ways they can help. Recommended for grades 10-12. Time:… More

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9 Videos for Exploring Gender Stereotypes and Gender Roles

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | No Comments | Published on June 30, 2014 | Filed under Humane Connection

Messages about what it means to be masculine or feminine, a man or a woman, a boy or a girl saturate our culture, from media and marketing, to the people we’re around growing up, to… More

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Solutionary Spotlight: Stop with the “Boys” and “Girls” Toys in My Happy Meal

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | No Comments | Published on May 5, 2014 | Filed under Humane Connection

When she was 11, Antonia Ayres-Brown decided to do something about the fact that when her family went to the McDonald’s drive-thru they were always asked if they wanted the “boy’s” or “girl’s” toy with… More

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The Vine Basket

by Josanne La Valley

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on May 4, 2014 | Filed under Books, Business & Social Entrepreneurship, Children's Books, Education, High School, Human Rights, Language Arts, Media & Culture, Middle School, Politics & Democracy, Resources, Social Studies/History

Merighul, a 14 year-old Uyghur girl, is forced to leave school and help her family when her brother leaves home. Now that she is not in school, Merighul is being watched closely by the local… More

Sexism and Gender Global Issues Guide

Written by Marsha Rakestraw | Published on April 30, 2014 | Filed under Global Issues Guides, Health, Human Rights, Media & Culture, Media Literacy, Politics & Democracy, Resources, Social Studies/History

Find suggested books, websites, articles, videos, lesson plans, activities and other resources on sexism and gender issues to help you learn and/or teach about this topic. More