Just Gender for High School
Directed by George Zuber
Just Gender for High School
A CLASSROOM RESOURCE TO HELP STUDENTS BETTER UNDERSTAND GENDER IDENTITY AND EXPRESSION - presented in association with Stonewall National Education Project
Just Gender for High School is a complete, easyto-use multimedia package for educators that includes everything needed to lead focused and productive classroom discussions that:
• Pave the way to deeper understanding
• Help reduce bullying and violence
• Make it easier for students to do their work without unnecessary distractions
• Encourage an atmosphere of acceptance and inclusivity
• Remove obstacles to school harmony and unity
- teacher-training manual
- classroom discussion guide
- 24-minute DVD of specially selected clips from the acclaimed feature documentary, Just Gender.
Total suggested classroom time for implementation: 1-2 hours. Click on the RESOURCES tab above right for a downloadable PDF copy of the product brochure.
AN OPPORTUNITY TO HELP ALL STUDENTS LEARN AND GROW
Most educators, parents and students will admit that even conventional gender roles present formidable challenges for adolescents, so it isn't difficult to see how the lives and appearances of transgender people can seem confusing, mysterious - even threatening.
But transgender is real - not a sickness or a delusion. And for transgender people, navigating even everyday experiences can be difficult...even dangerous, in ways the rest of us might find hard to imagine. Transgender students become targets for discrimination, bullying and violence much more often, but suppression of their specific identies is also unhealthy, frequently leading to depression, addiction and suicide. Conflict aside, transgender people want what the same thing most of us want - a chance to lead satisfying lives.
Fortunately, widespread experience demonstrates that when students gain better understanding of the nature of gender identity, discrimination decreases, along with bullying. In an inclusive school environment, all students are better able to focus on - and share in - opportunites that really matter.
And that's what Just Gender for High School is created to help accomplish - a change in attitude through better understanding. It's a program created by nationally respected experts in resolving transgender issues for institutions, and proven to work in pilot programs. For only $89, it can be available at your school or institution.
Interested in bringing Just Gender for High School to your school or library? If you'd like to have an in-class viewing, on-campus screening, or purchase the DVD for your library's collection, please contact Estelle Grosso at EDU@kinolorber.com or call (212) 629-6880 with your request.
Just Gender for High School may also be available with Public Performance Rights (PPR) and Digital Site Licensing (DSL) for colleges and universities. To purchase the DVD with PPR or DSL, please contact Estelle Grosso at EDU@kinolorber.com or call (212) 629-6880. Click here to learn more at Kino Lorber Edu.
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