• Prejudice, Bias, and Hate:

    Rate Your Behavior

    Answer the following questions by rating your behavior on a scale of
    1 (Never) to 5 (Almost Always).

    How Often Do You:

    Interrupt someone who is telling a racial or ethnic joke?

    Never
    Almost Never
    Sometimes
    Usually
    Almost Always


    Read about the achievements of people with physical or mental disabilities?

    Never
    Almost Never
    Sometimes
    Usually
    Almost Always


    Challenge friends expressing a gender stereotype?

    Never
    Almost Never
    Sometimes
    Usually
    Almost Always


    Send e-mails to TV or radio stations that broadcast “news” stories with cultural or racial biases?

    Never
    Almost Never
    Sometimes
    Usually
    Almost Always


    Examine your own language for unconscious bias or stereotypes?

    Never
    Almost Never
    Sometimes
    Usually
    Almost Always


    Ask foreign students questions about their countries of origin?

    Never
    Almost Never
    Sometimes
    Usually
    Almost Always


    Recognize compulsory heterosexuality in the media?

    Never
    Almost Never
    Sometimes
    Usually
    Almost Always


    Volunteer your time for a cause you support?

    Never
    Almost Never
    Sometimes
    Usually
    Almost Always


    Donate goods or money to shelters for battered women or homeless people?

    Never
    Almost Never
    Sometimes
    Usually
    Almost Always


    Intervene when a person or group is sexually harassing someone?

    Never
    Almost Never
    Sometimes
    Usually
    Almost Always


    Think about the definition of “rape”?

    Never
    Almost Never
    Sometimes
    Usually
    Almost Always


    Truly appreciate a friend’s differences from you?

    Never
    Almost Never
    Sometimes
    Usually
    Almost Always


    Take the lead in welcoming people of color to your class, club, job site, or living situation?

    Never
    Almost Never
    Sometimes
    Usually
    Almost Always


    Challenge the cultural expectation of slimness in women?

    Never
    Almost Never
    Sometimes
    Usually
    Almost Always


    Protest unfair or exclusionary practices in an organization?

    Never
    Almost Never
    Sometimes
    Usually
    Almost Always


    Ask a member of an ethnic group different from yours how that person prefers to be referred to?

    Never
    Almost Never
    Sometimes
    Usually
    Almost Always


    Think about ways you would respond to oppressor and oppressed groups?

    Never
    Almost Never
    Sometimes
    Usually
    Almost Always


    Identify and challenge “tokenism”?

    Never
    Almost Never
    Sometimes
    Usually
    Almost Always


    Examine your own level of comfort around issues of sexual orientation and sexual practices?

    Never
    Almost Never
    Sometimes
    Usually
    Almost Always


    Celebrate your own uniqueness?

    Never
    Almost Never
    Sometimes
    Usually
    Almost Always