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The Gender Box

Tani Ikeda

In “The Gender Box” we see gender expectations come to life as they confine a young woman and man within their box. As common gender stereotypes try to limit our characters’ actions and choices, our heroes’ use their power to question, challenge, and change, them. By claiming their right to be themselves, and allowing others the freedom to do the same, they discover a world of possibilities.

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  • Jelena Woehr

    What a great idea! Fun, too. Do young people respond to it in person?

    • Tani Ikeda

      Yes, Peer Advocates at Planned Parenthood use it as a teaching tool to talk about gender norms when they visit high schools.

  • Alessandra Rizzotti

    LOVE this Tani. Great way to engage students in this conversation. Really cool production.

    • Tani Ikeda

      Thanks Alessandra!