Full course description
Term: Summer 2020
Date: July 27th - August 21st, 2020
Location: ONLINE ONLY
Instructors: Dr. Ashleigh Bingham, Alison Sibol, & Anthony Wright de Hernandez
Presented By: Inclusion and Diversity (INDV)
VirTual Safe Zone is an online five-week course addressing LGBTQ+ identities and issues. This course aims to introduce participants to contemporary introductory information regarding gender, sexual, and romantic minorities; contextualize this new/refreshed knowledge with some of the complexity and nuanced characteristics of these elements; provide the opportunity to engage in introspective or reflective thinking; engage individuals in discussion with one another regarding their own understanding, feelings, and experiences with the course content; and encourage active allyship during and after the course has ended. The course consists of weekly readings, reflections, and weekly discussion labs.