Feminist High School Boys Declare: “I Am a Feminist”

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Think boys can’t be feminists? The seven boys who have taken my high school feminism class in the last two years disagree. They even got together to make a video to share the ways in which feminism has made an impact on their lives as young men. “My reason for taking the feminism course is […]

Teaching to Transgress in High Schools

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For over a decade, bell hooks has made an impact on my high school students. I’ll never forget when Rachel, an African American former student of mine, stopped me on the streets of New York while she was a college student and said, “I started taking classes on black feminist theory because of your course.” […]