Queer Representation in Media: What It Is and Why It Matters
This one-time class introduces students to concepts and vocabulary crucial for understanding minority representation in media, and paves the way for participation in novel studies and writing workshops with a focus on representative media.
Maeghan Bries, M.Ed.
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In this discussion style class students will receive an overview of the history and importance of positive queer representation in media. Students will discuss examples and their own experiences with representation in literature and entertainment media. Class will include discussions, short writing prompts, introduction to key terms, and wrap up with a review game. Students will be given the opportunity to preview additional courses covering queer media and representation including novel...
This class is taught in English.
Students will be able to identify positive and negative examples of minority representation in entertainment media and provide evidence to support their analysis.
Teacher is a member of the LGBTQ community with real-life and academic history with the subject matter.
One time class - no homework assigned.
Learner self-assessment through short writing prompt and feedback.
2 hours per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
We may discuss media such as: She-Ra (Netflix 2018), Steven Universe (Cartoon Network), Love Simon (Netflix)/"Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda" & it's sequel "Leah on the Offbeat", "The Gentleman's Guide to Vice & Virtue", "Red, White, & Royal Blue", and other media prominently featuring queer characters.
Maeghan Bries, M.Ed.
Educator | Writer | Dreamer | they/them/theirs #LearningIsABries
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
Certified teacher 4-12 ELAR in Texas. Master of Education - Texas Wesleyan University 2020 I'm interested in pursuing special topics literature courses based on student, but definitely including LGBTQ+, YA, and children's' literature, as well as...