Safe Space Training

Event Details
  • Date/Time:
    • Thursday October 22, 2015
      12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
  • Location: Georgia Tech Campus
  • Phone:
  • URL:
  • Email:
  • Fee(s):
    Free
  • Extras:
Contact

Aby Parsons
LGBTQIA Resource Center

Summaries

Summary Sentence: Training sessions are open to all faculty, staff, and students who have a sincere interest in learning more about how to be an ally to the LGBTQIA community.

Full Summary: Training sessions are open to all faculty, staff, and students who have a sincere interest in learning more about how to be an ally to the LGBTQIA community.

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Safe Space is Georgia Tech’s LGBTQIA ally training program.

 Training sessions are open to all faculty, staff, and students who have a sincere interest in learning more about how to be an ally to the LGBTQIA community. 

By the end of the Safe Space training, participants will:

  • Be aware of how heterosexist and cissexist privilege perpetuate LGBTQIA oppression  and discrimination
  • Feel more confident using LGBTQIA-inclusive terminology
  • Understand the coming out process and know how to provide appropriate support to someone who comes out to them
  • Understand the role of allies in LGBTQIA communities and social justice movements
  • Possess skills to advocate for LGBTQIA communities and to combat homophobia, transphobia, heterosexism, and cissexism on campus and beyond
  • Be familiar with laws and policies that impact the LGBTQIA community
  • Know what resources exist on and off campus for LGBTQIA students, faculty, and staff

Learn more and RSVP at the LGBTQIA Resource Center site.

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Additional Information

In Campus Calendar
Yes
Groups

Student Life

Invited Audience
Undergraduate students, Faculty/Staff, Graduate students
Categories
Other/Miscellaneous, Training/Workshop
Keywords
dean of students, LGBTQIA, safe space, student affairs
Status
  • Created By: Kristen Bailey
  • Workflow Status: Draft
  • Created On: Jun 9, 2015 - 8:17am
  • Last Updated: Apr 13, 2017 - 5:19pm