Describe your understanding of your own gender (or sexual) identity before you entered the class, and how you understand it now that the class has ended. *Please note, you do not have to disclose anything about your personal identity you don’t feel comfortable sharing.
· What insights have you gained about the advantages and disadvantages available to you and others based on your social group membership(s)? What did you learn about how gender and sexual identity impact people’s life experiences?
· What theoretical perspectives have shaped your thinking about gender and sexuality? Which perspectives did you find particularly helpful in understanding gender and sexuality? What difference do these perspectives make in the world?
· Describe a disagreement or difference of perspectives that occurred in the discussion board that was significant for you. What were the different viewpoints? What role did individuals’ social identities play in the dialogue? What were your own views and feelings on the topic? What choices did you make about how you wanted to participate in this conversation and why? What did you learn about yourself in this disagreement that you will take with you in future interaction?
· Looking ahead, how do you see yourself applying your learning to your life on campus and society at large? Describe a specific situation in which you hope to apply these skills and/or where you have already begun to apply these skills outside of class.