In this duoethnography, we explored how experiences in conservative Christian high schools were viewed through the different lenses of our binary-constructed, biological sexes. Our perceptions varied along the axes of gendered roles, gendered responsibilities, and romance and sexuality. Through reflecting on our own experiences, we critiqued what we were taught and the lasting repercussions those teachings left on our lives. The approach of indoctrination proved counterproductive in our schools, as graduates left unprepared to enter meaningful romantic relationships or to encounter a world outside their previously sheltered environs.
Sex, Gender, Christian Education, Duoethnography
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Olt, P. A., & Stowe, L. (2020). Pink and Blue Lenses: Duoethnographic Reflections on Biological Sex in Conservative Christian Education. The Qualitative Report, 25(6), 1619-1636. https://doi.org/10.46743/2160-3715/2020.4160
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