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Rethinking Schools Book Campaign: We're Almost There

Dear Northwest Teaching for Social Justice friends,

Please help put Rethinking Schools over the top in its drive to raise $20,000 to publish the important new book, Rethinking Sexism, Gender, and Sexuality. The Indiegogo campaign is just about to wrap up. As of Thursday afternoon, Rethinking Schools has raised more than $18,000 -- 91 percent toward the $20,000 goal. Anything you can contribute will help push the campaign over the top. But there are only have three more days. 
Here are more details from Rethinking Schools managing editor Jody Sokolower, one of the book's editors:
Our campaign to raise $20,000 to publish Rethinking Sexism, Gender, and Sexuality has raised $18,000! Thanks to everyone who has joined the campaign. But now we are nearing the finish line, and we need that last $2,000.
Here are 5 great reasons (and 1 bonus reason!) to donate, donate again, and send our link to everyone you know:
1. LGBTQ teachers need support for coming out. Here’s an example of an article that will be part of Rethinking Sexism, Gender, and Sexuality:
"My Teacher Is a Lesbian: Coming Out at School" 
2. LGBTQ students need support—period. For example:
“‘Aren't There Any Poor Gay People Besides Me?’ Teaching LGBTQ Issues in the Rural South"
3. We're not post-patriarchy. For example:
"The New Misogyny: What It Means for Teachers and Schools"
4. Gay marriage doesn't mean homophobia is history. For example:
"Standing Up for Tocarra" 
5. Who doesn't want to talk about sex at school? For example:
"Sex Talk on the Carpet: Incorporating Gender and Sexuality into 5th-Grade Curriculum"
And here’s the bonus reason: This book doesn't come with a standardized test!
Please check out the Rethinking Sexism, Gender, and Sexuality website at Indiegogo and help us reach our goal. No time to waste! 
Thanks a million,
Jody Sokolower
managing editor, Rethinking Schools

Portland Area Rethinking Schools has a 30+ year history of working to support public education and progressive reform in the schools. We are teachers, parents, students, community activists and teacher educators who believe excellent and equitable public schools are essential for all students to reach their potential and for the creation of a just and democratic society.