Video Analysis & Reflection 2: Growing Up Trans Worth 50 Points For

Video Analysis & Reflection 2:
Growing Up Trans
Worth 50 Points
 
For this assignment, students will watch the Frontline documentary, Growing Up Trans. The documentary can be found here.  If the link doesn’t work, go to: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/frontline/film/growing-up-trans/
 
Transcript of film can be found here. If the link doesn’t work, go to: https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/frontline/film/growing-up-trans/transcript/
 
From the movie “Growing Up Trans,” what are some of the challenges for transgender kids and their parents? Please list AND describe two.  (Points: 12 total; 3 pts list, 3 pts describe) 
What are some macro-level approaches to addressing the challenges faced by transgender kids and their parents? Please list AND describe two. (HINT: Google what ‘macro-level approach’ means before you try to answer this question)  (Points: 12 total; 3 pts list, 3 pts describe)   
What single word best describes how the film “Growing up Trans” made you feel? What do you think is the most important policy issue affecting transgender children? Why?  (Points: 6 total; 1,3,2)
What is gender identity? How do transgender individuals develop a gender identity? Identify at least one biological factor, one social factor, and one cultural factor that may influence the development of gender identity?  (Points: 8, 2 point each)
What did you learn from this film about the experience of being transgender? Please list AND describe two. (Points: 4 total; 1 pt list, 1 pt describe)
Describe a moment or scene in the film that you found particularly disturbing or moving. What was it about that scene that was especially compelling for you? (Points: 4 total; 2 pts describe, 2 pts explain)
What did you learn from this film that you wish everyone knew? What might change if everyone knew it? (Points: 4 total; no dets/specifics = no credit!)