“Coming Out” in a Feminist Classroom


Ideological differences in a writing class evoke the passion of political sensitivities. A graduate student tells of “coming out” as a pro-life advocate in an essay before his feminist classmates and professor. The exchange created instant and irreconcilable enemies, but he also found some unexpected support from a hesitant voice within that classroom.

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Campbell, E. “Coming Out” in a Feminist Classroom. Acad. Quest. 20, 307–310 (2007). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12129-007-9030-x

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  • Classroom politics
  • Writing class
  • Pro-life
  • Pro-choice
  • Activist
  • Feminists