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Potsdam Prepared: Fall 2021 Updates

Trainings and Workshops

The Office of Gender and Sexuality is ready and available to meet your training and educational needs! We have developed a number of presentations and interactive workshops that can be tailored to your group, areas of interest, ages of participants, and desired learning outcomes. We offer a number of Training Packages that are outlined below and can be scheduled at any time! We are also prepared to mix, match, and add in any desired educational elements if you would like a more specific approach for your group. For more information, please contact the Center for Diversity.

Optional Elements and Topics:

  • Basic Terms and Labels: Sexual Orientation
  • Basic Terms and Labels: Gender
  • Pronouns: Explanations, Options, and Tools
  • Exploration of Societal Norms and Heteronormativity
  • Models for Understanding Gender and Sexuality
  • Overview of Gender Non-Conforming Identities
  • History of the Movement: First Activists and Terminology
  • History of the Movement: Homophile Movement
  • History of the Movement: Gay Liberation Front and Act Up
  • History of the Movement: Important Issues in the 1990s and 2000s
  • History of the Movement: Marriage Equality and Beyond
  • History of the Movement: Trans Rights 
  • LGBTQ+ in Modern America: Overview of Current Community Data and Needs
  • LGBTQ+ in Modern America: Laws and Rights
  • LGBTQ+ in Modern America: Transgender Community
  • Intersectionality and the LGBTQ+ Community
  • Allyship and Affirmative Support
  • Allyship and Action
  • Time for Questions

 

Training and Presentation Packages:

  • The Basic: 45 Minutes
    • Basic Terms and Labels: Sexual Orientation, Heteronormativity
    • Basic Terms and Labels: Gender, Gender Non-Conforming
    • Models for Understanding Gender and Sexuality
    • Pronouns: Explanations, Options, and Tools
    • LGBTQ+ in Modern America: Overview of Current Community Data and Needs
    • Allyship and Affirmative Support
    • Time for Questions
       
  • The Standard: 1.5 Hours
    • Basic Terms and Labels: Sexual Orientation
    • Basic Terms and Labels: Gender
    • Pronouns: Explanations, Options, and Tools
    • Exploration of Societal Norms and Heteronormativity
    • Models for Understanding Gender and Sexuality
    • Overview of Gender Non-Conforming Identities
    • Condensed Historical Overview
    • LGBTQ+ in Modern America: Overview of Current Community Data and Needs
    • Allyship and Affirmative Support
    • Time for Questions
       
  • The Expanded: 2.5 Hours
    • Basic Terms and Labels: Sexual Orientation
    • Basic Terms and Labels: Gender
    • Pronouns: Explanations, Options, and Tools
    • Exploration of Societal Norms and Heteronormativity
    • Models for Understanding Gender and Sexuality
    • Overview of Gender Non-Conforming Identities
    • Expanded Historical Overview
    • LGBTQ+ in Modern America: Overview of Current Community Data and Needs
    • Allyship and Affirmative Support
    • Allyship and Action
    • Time for Questions and Discussion
       
  • The All-In: 4 Hours to Full-Day Workshop
    • All of the Optional Elements and Topics
    • Discussion Opportunities
    • Expanded Time for Questions
    • Workshop and Dialogue Opportunities
    • Documentary on selected topic