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SAFE Space

What is Safe Space?

Safe Space is a three-hour workshop to raise awareness and knowledge of LGBTQ issues and suggest ways to serve as an ally to LGBTQ individuals. Following the workshop, participants receive a Safe Space decal to display in their workspace, indicating to the campus community that they are knowledgeable and supportive allies.

Safe Space Learning Outcomes

  1. Recognize appropriate and inclusive language regarding sex, gender and sexual orientation
  2. Identify challenges specific to LGBTQ students
  3. Name federal, state, local and Armstrong policies that concern the LGBTQ community
  4. Identify biases around issues of sex, gender and sexual orientation
  5. Describe strategies to support LGBTQ students and to respond to anti-LGBTQ behavior
  6. Identify resources for LGBTQ individuals on campus, in the community and online

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