Where does you come from? I’m using the singular person intentionally because I’m treating you as something separate from yourself, something that’s a product of the world and the people around you. Everyone’s behaviors— especially those of us raised as … Read More
Gender Week: LWHS Presidents on Gender
Throughout our time at Lick, we’ve seen gender play an interesting role in our experiences. As student leaders this year, one important component consistently brought to our attention is the need for balance in representation and leadership. In running for … Read More
Gender Week: What Does It Mean to ‘Be A Man’?
Gender Week: Lick Who? #5
Gender Week: What Does Masculinity Mean to You?
Gender Week: Lick Who? #4
Gender Week: Girl Talk Monologues
Friday, April 24th is the second annual Girl Talk at Lick-Wilmerding, hosted by Lick-Wilmerding Organization of Women (LWOW). A collection of anonymously written feminist monologues are performed by girls, for anyone to watch. LWOW leaders Natalie Gable, Claire Fry, Bix Archer, … Read More
Gender Week: Lick Who? #3
Gender Week: What Sends a Message About Your Gender?
Gender Week: Running for the All-Genders Restroom
I’m running across campus, towards the Center. I think I might wet my pants, but I keep sprinting and sprinting and holding it in. Soon, I burst through the doors and into the fishbowl, and now I can see it; … Read More
Gender Week: When Have YOU Been Treated Differently?
Gender Week: Lick Who? #2
Gender Week: LWHS Community Voices
Gender is complex. Whether it’s the clothes we wear, the way we walk down the hall, or the books we read, ideas about gender affect all of us. Ideas about gender can explain the wage gap between men and women, … Read More
Gender Week: Lick Who? #1
Gender Week: The Voice of Kate Wiley
When I was in elementary school in Daly City, there was no girls soccer teams at any of the local schools but as a very active and athletic kid whose 4 brothers played soccer, I wanted to be a soccer … Read More
The Hyphen Welcomes You to Gender Week
Dear Lick-Wilmerding Community, Welcome to the second annual GENDER WEEK on the Hyphen! We have been working hard to gather voices from many perspectives throughout our school’s community. Each day we will post new articles and interviews, Lick Who? pictures, … Read More
Gender Week: Kate ’16 Defines Gender Stereotypes With A Haircut
So, I cut my hair. A simple task really; boys with short hair do it all the time unnoticed. But since I identify as a girl, I had to learn how to tackle the question, “Why? Why cut that beautiful … Read More
Gender Week: Participate in a School-Wide Discussion!
How does your gender define choices you make and interactions you have on a daily basis? Please comment your answer below to participate a discussion throughout Gender Week. To maintain trust and understanding, please list your name as “Anonymous” and … Read More
Gender Week: No-Makeup April Led by Chase Hommeyer ’14
First, a story: She started putting on mascara in the morning because it was fun and made her feel pretty. But what started off as a fun new addition to her morning routine quickly evolved into something more sinister. By … Read More
Gender Week: Voices of Lick Faculty
The Hyphen asked various teachers to share their thoughts and words answering multiple questions about gender. Hear what parts of Lick FACULTY have to say for the theme of the week. Eric Temple- Head of School I have three hopes … Read More
Gender Week: Monologues Inspiring Girl Talk at “Girl Talk”
GirlTalk, hosted by Lick-Wilmerding Organization of Women (LWOW), is a collection of monologues written and spoken anonymously with themes of feminism and girl power. They are to be performed for the first time by female students on Friday, April 11th. … Read More
Gender Week: An Introduction from Toby Richkind ’16
Dear Reader, The concept of sexism can be a daunting idea: connotations of hatred and disgust come spiraling out of its ugly mouth as we think “Why, I would never….” But the sad truth is you probably have. Despite our … Read More