Girlhood: Being Schooled

In school, girls are taught to fit in. This video looks at how in classrooms, on the playground, at lunch, and even in the bathroom, girls learn how to behave, what to wear, what to say, and what to study. They learn the rules, and they learn how to break the rules....

Girlhood: Zine Scene

Girls have used zines, among other forms of self-expression, to redefine fashion and body image, reject consumer culture, and express anger—something girls were not supposed to be. This video explores the history of zines and how girls have used them to talk and talk...

Girlhood: Body Talk

Americans talk about girls’ bodies a lot. They have for more than a century. Why? Because girls’ bodies are often treated like community property. This video examines how body talk—everything from advice to advertising—has often, but not always, determines...

Girlhood: Girl Culture

Girls produce culture. This video examines how girls have taken cues taken cues from style icons in movies and music as well as each others and used fashion to transform themselves, markets, and ideas about gender and growing up. Learn more in the Girlhood (It’s...

The Havasupai Project

When the Havasupai tribe became the subject of a medical trial in the 1990s, their DNA was covertly used for scientific testing that participants had not consented to. Thirteen years later the secret was discovered and the tribe filed a lawsuit against the...