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10th Grade: Fun Home: Resources

Fun Home: Additional Resources

Censorship

Trigger warnings

Book reviews

Ethics of the "Closet"

Meaningful conversations

Pornography/Obscenity

What constitutes pornography or obscenity, and to what extent should we be concerned about its production, distribution, and consumption, particularly by teenagers?  Is Fun Home pornography, rated X? Whether or not you consider Fun Home to be pornographic, is its sexual content too explicit or personal to be appropriate as assigned reading at Menlo?

Chastity/Modesty

Bechdel's memoir celebrates her sexual explorations with Joan during college. What are your thoughts about the relative benefits of chastity as opposed to sexual exploration, especially in a collegiate setting?