Resources for Teaching and Learning About Intersectionality
by Marsha Rakestraw All of us have a variety of characteristics that contribute to who we are: our gender and…
#FridayFeature: 3 Videos About Intersectionality
by Marsha Rakestraw Less than two months ago, Justine Damond was shot and killed by a Minneapolis police officer for…
#FridayFeature: 5 Children’s Picture Books Celebrating Identity
by Marsha Rakestraw Even we adults struggle with our identity, so imagine how challenging it is for children, in a…
Scrubbing Our Assumptions About Our Students
by Marsha Rakestraw and Mary Pat Champeau “Your assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once…
Humane Educator’s Toolbox: The Critical Media Project
It’s no secret that young people in the U.S. spend an inordinate amount of time engaging with various kinds of…
The Critical Media Project
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The Critical Media Project is a resource to help educators help their students think critically and meaningfully about media and…
9 Videos for Exploring Gender Stereotypes and Gender Roles
by Marsha Rakestraw Messages about what it means to be masculine or feminine, a man or a woman, a boy…
Hooray for the Decline in Sexist Language
Image courtesy Antony Pranata via Creative Commons. For thirty years I’ve been committed to both using and promoting nonsexist language…
Rethinking Schools Seeking Articles About Sexism, Gender & Sexuality in Schools
Our friends at Rethinking Schools are seeking articles from educators and students that relate “to teaching and learning about sexism,…
Humane Educator’s Toolbox: Parodying Society’s Unrealistic Standards of Beauty
Image from “Fotoshop by Adobé” “It’s you, perfected… Finally look the way you’ve always dreamed.” ~ from  “Fotoshop by Adobé”…
Messages in the Media: What Family Window Decals Say About “Normal”
Sociological Images is one of our favorite sites for finding images that serve as excellent springboards for discussion. And I…