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Queer Ally Workshop

Queer Ally Workshop

THe Queer Ally Workshop provides an introductory foundational understanding of the LGBTQ+ community. This 3.5 hour workshop was created for participants to:

  • Define and differentiate between assigned sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation/attraction(s), sexual behavior and sexual activity.
  • Articulate privileges that you have that are not afforded to members of the LGBTQ+ community.
  • Identify opportunities for influencing positive social change that affirms the LGBTQ+ community.
  • Identify ways to positively support the LGBTQ+ community.
  • Demonstrate continued learning and knowledge around how to be an ally for the LGBTQ+ communities.

The introductory work completed in this workshop assists participants with identifying challenges faced by the LGBTQ+ community, gain knowledge needed to be effective in the support of the LGBTQ+ community and those questioning their sexuality and gender identity, and raises awareness of the various LGBTQ+ resources on campus in the community. Our three and a half hour workshops. Workshops are offered to students, faculty and staff multiple times every semester. Department, program and/or organization can also request a workshop to further their journey with creating a welcoming and affirming environment for the LGBTQ+ community