Tips for Selecting Anti-Bias Children’s Books
by Marsha Rakestraw Stories are a powerful tool. They teach us about the world and ourselves; they influence our values;…
Teach Tolerance with the Activity “Judge Not”
by Marsha Rakestraw In the wake of more mass murders in Paris, Beirut, and beyond, there are calls for retaliation,…
5 Minute Changemaker: Language Matters
by Marsha Rakestraw We can kill two birds with one stone. The dog wagged its tail. I’m feeling crazy. That…
Who Says Women Can’t Be Doctors? The Story of Elizabeth Blackwell
Books
by Tanya Lee Stone Henry Holt, 2013. Grades K-3 Back in the time when girls “were only supposed to become wives…
Grace for President
Books
by Kelly DiPucchio Disney-Hyperion, 2012 Grades 1-4 When Grace discovers that there has never been a woman president, she decides…
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…
Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide
Books
Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn’s book “Half the Sky” explores perhaps the most pervasive human rights violation of our time:…
Sexism and Gender Global Issues Guide
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Find suggested books, websites, articles, videos, lesson plans, activities and other resources on sexism and gender issues to help you…
Privilege Global Issues Guide
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Find suggested books, websites, articles, videos, lesson plans, activities and other resources to help you learn and/or teach about issues…
For Your Must-Read List: ‘Redefining Girly’
by Marsha Rakestraw Based on her own experiences with her children, Melissa Atkins Wardy’s book Redefining Girly: How Parents Can…
Redefining Girly: How Parents Can Fight the Stereotyping and Sexualizing of Girlhood, from Birth to Tween
Books
by Melissa Atkins Wardy Chicago Review Press, 2014. 258 pgs Based on her own experiences with her children, Melissa Atkins Wardy’s…
Solutionary Spotlight: Taking Back Halloween Costumes for Women and Girls
by Marsha Rakestraw Every year as the consumerism machine cranks out more stuff in anticipation of Halloween, the blogosphere and…