Bowling Green State University

Safe Zone Training

By Center for Faculty Excellence

Monday, October 24, 2022 9am to 11:30am

+ 1 dates

  • Tuesday, November 29, 2022 2pm to 4:30pm

The Safe Zone workshop promotes awareness of LGBTQ+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer +) people. The workshop provides education concerning LGBTQ+ issues and seeks to improve the environment for LGBTQ+ people. This workshop helps to build a support network of allies for the BGSU LGBTQ+ community.

Workshop goals and learning objectives include:

  • To increase awareness of LGBTQ+ people and issues.
  • To help build a visible support network of LGBTQ+ allies on BGSU's campus.
  • To introduce working definitions of LGBTQ+ terminology, symbols, and flags and to clarify misconceptions.
  • To help clarify understanding of gender identity, gender expression/presentation, sex assigned at birth, sexual and romantic orientations.
  • To explore topic of social construction of LGBTQ+ identities.
  • To discover an understanding of heterosexism, homophobia, and transphobia.
  • To learn about local LGBTQ+ resources and sources for continuing education.

August 19

9 to 11:30 a.m., Zoom

 

September 21

1 to 3:30 p.m., Olscamp 106

 

October 24

9 to 11:30a.m., Zoom

 

November 29

2:00 to 4:30 p.m., Olscamp 106

 

Register: https://www.bgsu.edu/center-for-faculty-excellence/certificate-programs/safe-zone-training-certificate-program.html

Event Details

  • Meredith Gilbertson
  • Jacob Williamson
  • Alyssa Davis
  • Genesis Pyles

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