Public Training Series

Learn the basics of sexual and romantic orientation, including LGB+ identities, the asexual spectrum, ways to model attraction, and types of attraction beyond sexual and romantic. 

Tuesday, August 31st | 10:30am - 12:00pm | IMU Oak Room & virtual 
Wednesday, November 17th | 9:30 - 11:00am | IMU Oak Room & virtual 

Learn the basics of gender identity and expression, and the ways they relate to our bodies. Subjects covered include transgender and nonbinary identities, gender expression and androgyny, the basics of gender transition including name and pronoun changes, and intersex conditions. 

Monday, September 13th | 10:30am - 12:00pm | IMU Oak Room & virtual 
Wednesday, December 1st | 9:30 - 11:00am | IMU Oak Room & virtual 

At this workshop you will learn about what it means to be an effective ally and how our own identities and privilege play a role in our advocacy efforts. Be prepared to discuss concrete strategies and practice using some of the concepts discussed during the workshop. All experience levels are welcome. 

Wednesday, September 29th | 4:00 - 5:30pm | IMU Oak Room & virtual

Examine the personal experiences of LGBTQ+ people, including systemic oppression and discrimination, but also queer joy. Topics discussed will include family conflict, gatekeeping, the legal landscape, and intersectional oppression; as well as gender euphoria, media representation, and queer relationships. 

Tuesday, October 12th | 10:30am - 12:00pm | IMU Oak Room & virtual 
Wednesday, December 8th | 9:30 - 11:00am | IMU Oak Room & virtual 

This workshop will provide information about the unique mental health needs that exist within the LGBTQ+ Community. Topics for discussion include resources and advocacy efforts to support the mental health needs of LGBTQ+ students and create gender and sexuality affirming environments. 

Wednesday, October 27th | 4:00 - 5:30pm | IMU Oak Room & virtual 

Explore intersectionality and the ways it can be used to understand our society and ourselves. We will talk about what intersectionality is, the ways it shows up in society and in our conceptions of self, why activism needs to be intersectional, and other ways of understanding how we view ourselves.  

Wednesday, November 10th | 9:30 - 11:00am | IMU Oak Room & virtual