PBS Student Reporting Labs: Outside the Box

PBS Student Reporting Labs: Outside the Box

From new military combat roles for women to Hollywood pay equity, gender politics played a big role in the news this past year. But how do preconceived notions about gender affect the lives of middle and high school students?

PBS Student Reporting Labs across the country profiled young people breaking down stereotypes. How does it feel to be the only girl in the room, or boy on the team?

These stories include young welders, pilots, hunters, dancers and game designers. Several explore LGBTQ identity.

Clearly, Generation Z is learning to think and live ‘Outside the Box’.

Watch 32 Short Stories of Youth Breaking Through Gender Stereotypes: Outside the Box Student Reports

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