Ally Trainings

FORMAT, DATES, & SIGNUPS:

.   2-hour trainings including the latest identity terminology, LGBTQIA history, homophobia, heterosexism, ally tips, real-life scenarios, and current events.

.   Ally Trainings for Fall 2014 will be offered on Wednesday, October 8 as part of National Coming Out Week & Tuesday, November 18 as part of Trans Awareness Week (Times & Locations to be announced.)

.   To sign yourself up as a participant for a training, please email mbosch3@elon.edu - this helps us in case we need a larger room.

ATTENDEES RECEIVE:

.   Ally Stickers

.   Certificate of Completion to hang in their office

.   Name publicized on our site's upcoming "Trained Allies" page

.   Supervisory Thank-You Letters sent to the supervisors of attendees, for allowing participation

WHAT IF I CAN'T ATTEND?

The Gender & LGBTQIA Center also creates separate tailor-made LGBTQIA Ally Trainings for...

.   Faculty Departments & Staff Offices

.   Guest Lectures in Academic Courses

.   High-Impact Student Leader Groups (i.e. Athletes, Greek LIfe, Orientation Leaders, Resident Assistants, Tour Guides, etc.)

.   Student Organizations

COMMONLY REQUESTED TOPICS INCLUDE:

.   Ally Techniques & Combating Bias

.   Gender Equity

.   Gender & LGBTQIA Topics within a specific Academic Discipline

.   Historical Moments & Influential People across LGBTQIA Movements

.   Homophobia & Heterosexism

.   Intersectionality of Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity with race, class, age, disability, faith, etc.

.   Language Terms around Gender & LGBTQIA topics

.   LGBTQIA Student Leadership

.   Research on LGBTQIA Identity Development

.   Trans-specific Topics, Trans Etiquette, & Trans Allyship