“I feel the slow and steady need for continued work on women's issues and finding an equal or at least equitable spot in the workforce, within state politics, within leadership in communities.” – Sarah Jo Sinclair
“I think there is an expectation for young women to speak in a certain way and carry themselves in a certain way and I feel like there’s a little more to prove as a [female] scholar.” – Sarah Jo Sinclair
Sarah Jo Sinclair was born and raised on a ranch in Eastern Montana.
She has a B.A. in Literature and a M.A. in Liberal Arts.
She moved to Wyoming in 2009 and she teaches composition, creative writing, and literature classes at Sheridan College.
In this episode, we discuss the differences in how men and women are treated in higher education, how Sarah discusses the #metoo movement with her kids and her students, and why people in Wyoming think of "feminist" as a bad word.
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“I’m attempting to raise feminists, even though I have two boys. That’s a goal: to raise progressive, feminist men. And they don’t have to agree with me. They don’t have to be activists. But they do have to be thoughtful.” – Sarah Jo Sinclair