Discussion

Watch the video.
Please click on the link above to watch a video about classic gender role stereotypes. After watching the video, please answer and then discuss the following within your discussion group.

  1. Do you think this video accurately portrays each gender? Why or why not?
  2. Where do these gender stereotypes come from? Are they developed out of true biological differences, or are they socially constructed?
  3. Are gender role stereotypes more harmful to women or men? Why?
  4. Is it easier for a man or a woman to challenge gender roles? Why?

Go to the Blackboard Group Discussion area to discuss.