Safe Zone Training for Faculty

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.

February 23, 2022

  • Time: 2:30-5:00pm
  • Location: Zoom
  • Facilitator: Katherine Stygles, Ph.D., Director of Multicultural Affairs and LGBTQ+ Programs

Register for Safe Zone Training February 23

March 18, 2022

  • Time: 9:00-11:30am
  • Location: Zoom
  • Facilitator: Katherine Stygles, Ph.D., Director of Multicultural Affairs and LGBTQ+ Programs

Register for Safe Zone Training for March 18

May 5, 2022

  • Time: 1:00-3:30pm
  • Location: Zoom
  • Facilitator: Katherine Stygles, Ph.D., Director of Multicultural Affairs and LGBTQ+ Programs

Register for Safe Zone Training for May 5

To individuals with disabilities, please indicate if you need special services, assistance or appropriate modifications to fully participate in this event by contacting Accessibility Services, access@bgsu.edu, 419-372-8495. Please notify us prior to the event. 

Categories: Support and Inclusive Pedagogy.

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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.

For more information about BGSU's Safe Zone Program:

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Updated: 01/28/2022 03:15PM