Top Takeaways

You'll understand how gender has changed over time
You'll appreciate that transgender identity is not a 20th century phenomenon
You'll learn about the cultural and social underpinnings of gender

Class Overview

Live Via


We often think of gender as something real – fixed, firm, and true. The notion that we all “know” what a man is, for instance. But gender changes over time, and this session will explore some surprising facets of gender history – when pink was the color for boys, when high heels were made for manly men – in order...

Available Class FormatsPeople Count

Facilitated Learning

Best for employees who like to listen with some engagement and discussion throughout.

Best for teams up to 90 people

Lecture Followed by Q&A

Best for employees who like to listen, absorb and ask questions at the end. Can also be a keynote or speech.

Best for teams up to 120 people

Class Durations

Flexible class lengths to meet your team’s needs.


What People Are Saying About This Class

LOVED this presenter and their personal story, really connected to the audience! And the true history lessons were important and fascinating.

More About Alex Myers

Alex Myers teaches English at Phillips Exeter Academy. Since coming out as transgender in 1995, he has worked with schools to help them support transgender students and become more gender inclusive. Alex is also a novelist whose works explore gender, identity, and history. His novels include Revolutionary, Continental Divide, and The Story of Silence....

Add to Wishlist

Alex Myers

View Profile

Contact us for more information about this class, or sign up to see more content like this to book directly.

Free Account Perks

Save your favorite classes
Full video introductions
Explore all classes and instructors
Personalized recommendations

© 2023 Electives. All rights reserved.