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Gender Kit

Resources

  • Basic Concepts
    • “What’s the Difference between Sex and Gender?” (Article)
    • “Understanding the Complexities of Gender” (Video)
    • “A Feminist Glossary” (Article)
  • Stereotypes and Socialization
    • “What are gender roles and stereotypes?” (Article)
    • “Gender Roles and Stereotypes” (Video)
  • Sexism/Gender Inequity
    • "Sexism” (Article)
    • "Economic Inequality Across Gender Diversity” (Article)
    • "Everyday sexism” (Video)
  • Trans Awareness
    • "Tips for Allies of Transgender People” (Article)
    • "Transgender 101” (Article)
    • "Transgender FAQ” (Article)

Reflection Questions

  1. What did you learn from the resources that you did not know before or that surprised you?
  2. From the Basic Concept resources, how would you explain the difference between “sex” and “gender” to a friend?
  3. From the Stereotypes and Socialization resources, describe one gender stereotype that you have been exposed to in the past. How did you learn about this stereotype? How has it impacted your ideas about gender?
  4. Describe an example of sexism within the industry/field you want to work in. How can you combat this form of sexism?
  5. Which one of the GLAAD tips for allies of transgender people will you hold yourself and others accountable for? How will you show this commitment to allyship in your daily life?
  6. What do you want to commit to learning more about with regards to gender?
  7. How will you think differently or what will you do differently as a result of what you learned?

Additional Resources