Rethinking sexism, gender, and sexuality /

How do you respond when a child asks, "Can a girl turn into a boy?" What if your daughter brings home school books with sexist, racist stories? What does "queering the curriculum" look like? What's wrong with "anti-bullying" policies? What are alternatives? Rethink...

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Other Authors: Butler-Wall, Annika (Editor), Cosier, Kim (Editor), Harper, Rachel L. S. (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Milwaukee, Wisconsin : A Rethinking Schools Publication, [2016]
Edition:First edition.
Series:EBSCO Academic Collection
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Chapter 1. Rethinking Sexism, Gender, and Sexuality
  • Introduction
  • The New Misogyny What it means for teachers and classrooms
  • Queering Our Schools
  • Seneca Falls, Selma, Stonewall Moving beyond equality
  • Chapter 2. Our Classrooms
  • Introduction
  • 10 Ways to Move Beyond Bully Prevention (And Why We Should)
  • 4-Year-Olds Discuss Love and Marriage
  • It's OK to Be Neither: Teaching that supports gender-independent children
  • Hello Kitty: A "boy teacher" takes on gender stereotypes
  • The Character of Our Content: A parent confronts bias in early elementary literature
  • Believe Me the First Time
  • 7th Graders and Sexism
  • Dressing Up
  • When the Gender Boxes Don't Fit
  • As a Mom and a Teacher
  • Standing Up for Tocarra
  • In Search of Safe Bathrooms
  • "Aren't There Any Poor Gay People Besides Me?" Teaching LGBTQ issues in the rural South
  • Untitled
  • Chapter 3: Our Curriculum
  • Introduction
  • Disarming the Nuclear Family: Creating a classroom book that reflects the class
  • Sex Talk on the Carpet: Incorporating gender and sexuality into 5th-grade curriculum
  • 2nd Graders Put On a Gender-Bending Assembly
  • Of Mice and Marginalization
  • Elbow Is Not a Sexy Word: Approaches to sex education
  • Teaching Sex Positivity: An interview with Lena Solow
  • 7 Tips for Teaching Sex Ed
  • Intersectionality: Gender, Race, and the Media: An interview with Liza Gesuden
  • Young Women in the Movimiento: Chican@ studies after the ban
  • When Emma Goldman Entered the Room Dealing with the unexpected in a role play
  • Is She Your Bitch? Confronting sexism on the fly
  • Seneca Falls, 1848: Women organize for equality
  • A Midsummer Night's Gender Diversity
  • Teaching The Laramie Project
  • Creative Conflict: Collaborative Playwriting
  • 500 Square Feet of Respect: Queering a study of the criminal justice system
  • Teaching Angels in America
  • Baby Mamas in Literature and Life
  • Chapter 4: When Teachers Come Out
  • Introduction
  • "My Teacher Is a Lesbian" Coming out at school
  • Two Men and an Imaginary Dog
  • Challenging Homophobia in the Classroom: Lessons from two students
  • Transsexuals Teaching Your Children
  • "She's for Real" An 8th-grade teacher comes out
  • A Xican@ Teacher's Journey
  • Chapter 5: Beyond the Classroom
  • Introduction
  • Ask Me Who I Am
  • We Begin to Know Each Other
  • Space for Young Black Women: An interview with Candice Valenzuela
  • "Save the Muslim Girl!"
  • Those Who Carry Bias
  • Dear Parents of Transgender Children
  • Rethinking the Day of Silence
  • Gay-Straight Alliances Align with Restorative Justice: An interview with Geoffrey Winder
  • Policy Change: A Student Perspective
  • Mirrors and Windows: Conversations with Jacqueline Woodson
  • Chapter 6: Teacher Education, Continuing Education
  • Introduction
  • "Let's Put Our Bias Goggles On" Reading representations of Black girl identity through critical lenses
  • Still Miles of Sexist Aisles: Helping students investigate toy stores
  • Fisher
  • An Open Letter to My Son's Teacher
  • Framing Identity Using photographs to rethink sexism, gender, and sexuality
  • Sergio's Voice: Fostering writing lives
  • "It's Not Appropriate!" Sexual orientation in teacher preparation curriculum
  • "Are You a Girl or a Boy?" Reading 10,000 Dresses with college students
  • Teaching and Learning About Sexism: 3 conceptual challenges
  • Gayvangelical: Teaching at the Intersection of Religious and Queer.