The Controversy of Transgender Athletes discussion

Public controversies relating to gender and sexuality have become prominent in the media, thanks in large part to the visibility of feminist bloggers and social media campaigns. In addition to shining a spotlight on issues related to gender and sexuality, the increasing visibility of these discourses has complicated what it means to be a feminist or LGBT activist.

For this assignment, you will produce a research paper of no less than 2,000 words exploring one of these controversies.

Research Paper Rubric

Criteria Ratings Pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeClearly engages thoughtful guiding questions on a topic appropriate to the assignment.

2.0pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeDraws from course materials and discussions to reveal how power is operating.

3.0pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeExplains and cites course readings and concepts clearly and coherently

3.0pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeAssignment adheres to guidelines in formatting.

1.0pts

This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeAssignment refrains from distracting errors of grammar, spelling, or mechanics.

1.0pts