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
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