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SafeZone Descriptions


Check out the SafeZone descriptions below to see which ones interest you most:




Lesbian & Queer Women’s Identities

In this workshop you will learn a brief history of the lesbian movement in the United States, uncover personal biases, and learn how to be an ally to lesbian and queer women.

Gender Variant & Transgender Identities
In this workshop you will learn a brief history of the trans* movement in the United States, uncover personal biases, and learn how to be an ally to trans and gender variant people.

Bisexual & Pansexual Identities
In this workshop you will learn a brief history of the bi and pansexual movement in the United States, uncover personal biases, and learn how to be an ally to bisexual and pansexual people.

Queer & Greek: Greek Culture and Identity from a Queer Perspective
This workshop will discuss universities that have LGBTQ specific fraternity and sorority chapters as well as discuss experiences from OU students who identify as LGBTQ and are involved in Greek life. LGBTQ acceptance in fraternities and sororities is becoming more common but we still have a long way to go.
  

Polyamorous & Non-Monogamous Relationships: Myths & Realities
Polyamory and non-monogamy are considered taboo lifestyles in the United States. This workshop will discuss basic definitions, and the discrimination, oppression, and experiences of people who identify as poly or non-monogamous.