Safe Zone Training Certificate Program

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.

For more information about BGSU's Safe Zone Program

August 19
9:00-11:30AM, Zoom
September 21
1:00-3:30PM, Olscamp 106
October 24
9:00-11:30AM, Zoom
November 29
2:00-4:30PM, Olscamp 106

Updated: 08/02/2022 03:52PM