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IV. Queer by the Books (and Other Media) (25 mins)

Posted on: March 9, 2009

How might GSAs, and classes in language arts, social studies, and other subjects use the same book or movie?

What one book or movie might be used by GSAs, and classes in language arts, social studies, or other subjects?

A. Presentation

B. Small Group Discussion and Report-back

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2 Responses to "IV. Queer by the Books (and Other Media) (25 mins)"

The Friday Morning Gang Suggested:

Alex Sanchez’s trilogy: Rainbow Boys, Rainbow High, Rainbow Road
From Boys to Men (essay anthology)
Kevin Jennings’s books
The Laramie Project, by Moises Kauffmann
Gilgamesh (ancient Sumerian epic)
David & Jonathan in the Hebrew scriptures
Ethan Frome and Brokeback Mountain
The Thirty Days Show (Straight Man in a Gay World)
David Sedaris’s books
But I’m a Cheerleader
After Stonewall
Before Stonewall
Celluloid Closet
Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky
The Pink Triangle
Bent

Transgeneration series (Showtime), college setting

Times of Harvey Milk (documentary)

Milk (Sean Penn’s film)

Jacqueline Woodson’s short story (title?)

Stone Butch Blues by Leslie Feinman

Annie on My Mind by Nancy Gardner

James Baldwin’s novels

The Price of a Ticket (documentary about Baldwin)

Harry Potter

Harry Potter fan fiction

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