1. How often do you listen to music? 2. What genre or genres do you usually listen to? 3. Do you pay much attention to the lyrics? If so, what are they usually about? 4. Do you ever notice demeaning or offensive lyrics about women? If so, do any particular songs or artists come to mind? 5. Do you ever watch music videos? If so, what are some of the most common images or scenes depicted? 6. Do you think that the way women are portrayed in these videos is accurate? 7. Do you think songs and music videos affect how girls and women act in the real world? 8. Do you think that the portrayal of women in music affects how children grow up, both boys and girls? 9. Why do you think music producers choose to portray women in these ways? 10. Why do you think songs and artists that demean women continue to be popular? 11. Do you ever feel that there is a disconnect between what pop artists say and what they do? For example, Lady Gaga telling people to be themselves in “Born This Way” but then still going out all the time heavily made up and starring in videos where she wears nothing more than police tape? 12. Do you think music which seems to portray women in a positive way actually does? For example, songs like One Direction’s “What Makes You Beautiful” which seems positive, but still only discusses a woman’s appearance. 13. Can you name any songs or artists that truly portray women in a real way, as strong, independent, and complex people? 14. Has sexism in music affected your life in some way? For example, have you bought something or changed your appearance based on what you heard in a song or saw in a video? 15. Do you feel popular music in some way has affected your own self image? 16. Is there anything else you would like to say about this issue?