Tag Archives: WGST

Teaching Intersectionality of Race and Gender in ELA 20

Social Justice is an integral part of the Education program. We are constantly using critical lenses and theories to examine our positionality in society, and how that gives us privileges, especially for myself as a white, middle-class, heterosexual, Christian female. Since … Continue reading

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Sex Ed or Sextortion, You Decide

Imagine you had the choice to educate others about their digital online presence. Now imagine that somewhere out there is a young girl who is being blackmailed to take photos of herself and send them to the predator or face … Continue reading

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The Search for Gender Equity Regarding Literacy in the Classroom

  Amanda Keddie and Martin Mills wrote an article in 2007 that discussed concerns about teaching gender equity to students, titled “Teaching for Gender Justice.” I chose this article because I thought it had an interesting feature in that it … Continue reading

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“You’re Insecure, Don’t Know What For”?: Current Beauty Standards are Changing the Concept of Femininity

Throughout this post, you will notice I have sprinkled different music videos that speak about beauty and appreciating women behind the mask of beauty standards put forward by media, and the fashion and makeup industries. To start you off, here … Continue reading

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