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Safe Zone

Wyoming Union

Safe Zone is a program geared towards creating an inclusive environment for the LGBTQIA community. This program allows for introspection and thought on various aspects of the LGBTQIA community via a discussion about tolerance and acceptance. Safe Zone aims to educate individuals on issues related to the LGBTQIA community and through this, provides the tools for participants to become Allies. Safe Zone at the University of Wyoming offers a variety of training sessions that cover topics from inequalities in the everyday lives of LGBTQIA individuals to healthcare issues specific to members of the LGBTQIA communities.

REQUEST A WORKSHOP TODAY!

We are also currently accepting requests for group trainings. We can provide one of our standard workshops or adapt them (with enough notice) for your group, organization, classroom, faculty, or staff. Simply complete the Workshop Request Form and we will arrange a training! We ask to allow us at least 60 days notice in the instance you would like a special presentation. Due to the current amount of requests for workshops, we may not be able to accommodate requested specialized workshops to ensure that we can make as many requests happen as possible.

NEW! We now have video workshops we can provide you. If you'd like to have access to these trainings, please email us at safezone@uwyo.edu

Fall 2017 Public Workshop Series*:

All sessions are Tuesdays at 12:15 p.m. in the Union (room locations listed below)

Series 1:
September 19 - LGB 101 - Big Horn (Union 203)
September 26 - Gender Identity - Big Horn (Union 203)
October 3 - Visible Ally - Union Senate Chambers (Union 221)

Series 2:
October 31 - LGB 101 - Big Horn (Union 203)
November 7 - Gender Identity - Big Horn (Union 203)
November 14 - Visible Ally - Union Senate Chambers (Union 221)


Special Topics:

Tuesday, October 17 - Big Horn (Union 203)
Special Topic: Representation in Pop Culture & the Media

Tuesday, November 28 - Big Horn (Union 203)
Special Topic: Underdiscussed LGBTQ+ Communities

*The Safe Zone certification program at UW provides resources and training opportunities to people who want to make UW accessible and friendly towards everyone, including members of the LGBTQ+ community. The series is divided into three separate workshops in order to focus on different topics and allow enough time for activities and discussion.

After the completion of all three Safe Zone workshops, participants will not only understand some basic terms and concepts related to LGBTQ+ experiences, but will also have the tools to be a visible ally to members of the community. Since all three sessions cover different topics, attending only two workshops is not sufficient for certification purposes. The completion of training also comes with a certificate, to be hung or displayed in an office or place of work, that indicates to a member of the LGBTQ+ community that this area is a safe zone. 



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