Trump and Our Students

Dear Rethinking Schools friends, And so it begins. At a high school in rural Oregon, south of Portland, 30 to 40 white students celebrated Trump this week in front of a Confederate flag and taunted Latina/o students: “Pack your bags, you’re leaving tomorrow,” and “Tell your family goodbye.” Graffiti found in a Minnesota high school bathroom […]

Post-patriarchy?

by Jody Sokolower, managing editor of Rethinking Schools and lead editor for Rethinking Sexism, Gender, and Sexuality I came of age in the late 60s, when abortion was illegal, women were routinely blamed for getting raped, and we represented less than 5 percent of the lawyers in the country. When I came out in the early […]

Queering Our Schools: Spring issue of Rethinking Schools

by Jody Sokolower, managing editor and lead editor for Rethinking Sexism, Gender, and Sexuality The cover theme of our spring issue of Rethinking Schools  is “Queering Our Schools,” and the thought-provoking and inspiring articles will be included in our new book Rethinking Sexism, Gender, and Sexuality.  Our editorial takes up the question: How do we create classrooms and […]