Creating an opportunity for people to ask the questions they’re afraid to ask — with less risk.
A handout (and handy activity) for demystifying coming out as well as some easy do and don’ts when it comes to supporting someone’s coming out process.
Necessary supplies Participant handout sheet One piece of scrap paper (optional) Pens/pencils Goals & objectives To provide an opportunity for participants to empathetically connect and reflect on the experience of having (or not having) privilege To acknowledge and investigate privilege. Most commonly people see this as heterosexual privilege but this can be used to explore… Read more »
Activity for participants to reflect on their early lessons and impressions of trans* people and trans* identity.
This activity focuses in on the essential vocabulary and LGBTQ terminology relating to gender and sexuality.
Utilizing two handouts and lecture to explain LGBTQ acronym and the difference between sex, gender, and sexual orientation.
Highlighting the pervasiveness of stereotypes, as well as their inability to accurately tell individuals’ stories
The opportunity to ask questions anonymously is key to creating an open discussion and eliciting the topics that participants are most interested in.
An activity that will provides an opportunity for participants to reflect on their first understandings and assumptions of LGBTQ individuals.
How to get feedback from your participants! Guaranteed.
This small group activity asks participants to “Imagine you live in a world without any privileges.” Then “Which would you choose to buy access to?”
The ending is often just as important as the beginning.
An activity to get to know common (and some less common) LGBTQ related vocabulary!
The best way to get better.
An experiment in empathizing with a hypothetical person’s experiences, struggles, and setbacks with the lifelong process that is coming out.
A lecture to help participants become more aware of and sensitive to asexuality.
An opportunity for participants to practice and game plan how they would handle particular situations regarding gender, sexuality and LGBTQ issues in everyday life.
An activity that provokes reflection on the different aspects of your life that would be altered if you identified with a different sexuality or gender identity.
This activity focuses on what are our salient identities in particular circumstances. How do our different identities intersect, interact, and affect our daily lives.
A necessary component to any workshop, introductions is when participants learn a little bit about you, and you a little bit about them.
This tiny activity demonstrates how changing your perspective can make something, anything look completely different!
An activity to examine gender based privilege, cultural bias, and feelings of transphobia.