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Gender Inclusion & Safety

  • 20 Jan 2018
  • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Columbus Space for Alternative Self Expression ~ 180 Outerbelt St ~ Columbus OH 43213


  • Not a member of the Space but want to come? No problem! This ticket will get you in the event and give you one day membership!
  • 50% off for Space members!
  • Premium members attend FREE

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Gender Inclusion & Safety

Join Dr. V for an in depth look at gender, inclusion, and more!

The Agenda includes...

I) Introduction/Purpose & Goals Basic Knowledge, Skills & Awareness Ask Me Anything/No “stupid” questions How to be inclusive & sensitive 

II) Terms & Concepts Gender identity/expression, gender assignment vs. attractions/sexual orientation, Identities & emerging language 

III) Inclusion & Safety 

A. Pronouns & their importance Skill practice with Asking/Using pronouns How to respond when you make a mistake 
B. Gendered spaces Misconceptions & the need for safer spaces. 
C. Privacy & Outing 

IV) Allyship & Advocacy: Going the extra mile Why allies are needed Becoming Trans-inclusive & Trans-affirming Behavior & words matters Making it right when you mess up 

V. Questions/Scenarios/Roleplays? 

Michelle (Dr. V. to her students and clients) is an Associate Professor in the School of Professional Psychology, Wright State University, a licensed psychologist, and the Associate Executive Director of PolyColumbus. Much of her work in the field of psychology focuses on LGBTQ+ issues, consensual non-monogamies, and sex-positive teaching, research and clinical practice. 

~~ All events at the Columbus Space are for those 19 and over

~~ The Columbus Space is a substance and alcohol free zone

Call Our Office: (614) 694-4851

180 Outerbelt St Columbus, OH 43230

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