2018 is the 50th anniversary of a landmark protest at the Miss America beauty pageant. The protest was part of a new period of feminist activism—one with renewed significance in the #MeToo era. In this lesson, students learn the details of the protest using an original document and explore how the...
Students learn about the term "intersectionality," and consider what role it played in the 2017 and 2018 Women's Marches.
This activity uses tweets to have students consider some of the events that put feminism on the front burner in 2017 - from the women's march to the #MeToo movement.
Through tweets, readings, and small-group discussion, students grapple with the #MeToo movement, and how it relates to the power -or lack of power - of women.
In this activity, students consider, together and in small groups, what kind of environment allows sexual harassment and abuse to persist – and what we can do to challenge such an environment.
This brief activity marks Women's History Month by exploring a key phrase in the women's movement during the 1960s and 70s. Also see this Women's History Month activity.