In Episode 11 of PRTV, we take a look at gender and related stereotypes. For some of us gender roles are really comfortable, but for others they can really hold us back from being ourselves. Either way, it’s a great idea to talk about gender stereotypes – this episode and discussion questions should get you started.
- What do you think the world would look like if there were no norms or expectations around gender? How would it be different?
- When do you think the pressure to ‘act’ like a particular gender norm begins in life? How does it come about?
- What are some specific ways that we can create more inclusive and support environments for people whose feelings, interests and expression of gender don’t fit with the conventional ‘norms.’
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