Module 5 discussion

A. Chapter 4 (LGBTQQIA Identities and Challenges)

  1. What is the Klein Grid and why do researchers studying sexual orientation find it too problematic to use in their work?
  2. Why have the LGBTQI communities rejected the term “transsexual” as outdated?
  3. What are the important contributions of the Storms Scale for comprehending sexual orientation and why have some researchers contended that it has been misconstrued?
  4. Define the term pansexual. Why do the transgender and intersex regard this term as more inclusive for them?
  5. What are some of your ideas for creating a gender-inclusive classroom for children at a local K-8th grade public elementary school.

B. Reactions to Documentaries

  1. Discuss at least 2 messages/quotes/points that stood out to you from the documentary about being transgender in the military.
  2. Discuss at least 2 messages/quotes/points that stood out to you from the documentary about being gay and in love in a evangelical Christian college.