High School Boys Treated Like Women in Congress | Field Tripped

Men make up 80% of congress, which means they have the majority vote on issues that directly affect women. This EPIC high school teacher is on a mission to show his male students what it feels like for the women in congress who don't have an equal say on policies that specifically affect females. In a vote about school policies, the tables have turned... 80% female students and 20% male students vote on policies such as reduced dance ticket prices for women and location of men's lockers. How do the male students feel when they are outnumbered and outvoted? #congress #genderequality #feminism


Contributing Editor: Nicholas Ferroni

Nicholas Ferroni is a nationally recognized educator and activist who educates, mentors and inspires students to reach their goals while driving a national dialogue about education reform.

Named "Upstander of the Year" by the HRC (Human Rights Campaign) for his outspoken advocacy and support for LGBTQ youth, Nick was also noted as one of the "100 Making a Difference" and one of the "Most Influential Educators in America." His expertise and strong opinions about education and revisionist History have made him a sought after expert on national platforms including ABC's 'The View,' MSNBC, ABC, HLN and more. Nick also developed the "Teach the Truth" campaign to incorporate more minority figures and women in Social Studies curriculum. In addition, he helped found his school's GSA (Gay-Straight Alliance) and Feminist Club.

Ferroni has become renowned for employing innovative and unique approaches to teaching his students. His social experiment on gender equality in politics went viral, garnering the attention of news outlets and television programs nationwide. The View's Whoopi Goldberg called it "The best social experiment ever." Nick's fight for women's rights and gender equality earned him awards from both the American Conference on Diversity and The Foundation for Gender Equality.


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