Office of Student Life

Multicultural Center

Gender and Sexual Orientation

Creating LGBTQ Inclusive Classrooms

The Student Life Multicultural Center offers this training to facilitate faculty and staff in creating more inclusive spaces for LGBTQ students. This 2 hour workshop focuses on best practices for supporting LGBTQ students in the classroom as well as strategies for navigating challenging conversations and interrupting bias. This workshop is offered once a month and by request. All Fall 2021 workshops are offered virtually on Zoom unless otherwise noted. To register, go to: go.osu.edu/inclusiveclassrooms. To request, email grubaugh.20@osu.edu.

Exploring the Complexities of “Women of Color”

In this workshop, participants will learn about the origins, usage and current debates about the term “Women of Color.” For more information, contact Madison Eagle.

How Women Support Women

In this workshop, participants will learn and discuss the barriers for women to support each other, how to evaluate our own internalized sexism and how best to empower and lift each other up as women. For more information, contact Madison Eagle.

Safe Zone Training

The Safe Zone Training aims to create a more welcoming and safe campus for individuals of all sexual orientations and gender identities. The workshop is recommended for faculty, staff and students. Through this workshop, participants will (1) gain a greater understanding of LGBTQ identities and the systems of oppression that affect the community, (2) learn tools for incorporating LGBTQ-inclusive practices into your daily life, and (3) strengthen their skills in recognizing and interrupting anti-LGBTQ bias. This workshop is 2 hours. To request this presentation, please visit the Workshop Request Page or email Indra Leyva.

 LGBTQ 101 (DICE)

This workshop provides an overview of LGBTQ identities, terminology, and history. LGBTQ 101 is open to students, faculty, and staff interested in learning more about the LGBTQ+ community. This 1-hour workshop is offered once a month and by request. All Fall 2021 workshops are offered virtually on Zoom unless otherwise noted. To register, go to: go.osu.edu/lgbtq101. To request, email grubaugh.20@osu.edu. This workshop is eligible for one DICE credit.

LGBTQ History 101 (DICE)

Join LGBTQ Initiatives for this starter workshop on modern LGBTQ history in the US. From World War II to the legalization of same-sex marriage, we will explore important events and figures in queer and trans history. This virtual 1-hour workshop is open to students, faculty, and staff. This workshop will be on October 18 at 3 PM and is available by request. Register at go.osu.edu/lgbtqhistory101. To request, email grubaugh.20@osu.edu. This workshop is eligible for one DICE credit.

Trans 101 (DICE)

This workshop explores best practices for engaging with and supporting transgender and gender non-conforming students and communities at The Ohio State University. The workshop is recommended for faculty, staff, and students. Through this 1-hour and 30-minute training, participants will gain a greater understanding of transgender identities and the systems of oppression that affect their community as well as strategies for creating gender inclusive spaces. This workshop is offered once a month and by request. All Fall 2021 workshops are offered virtually on Zoom unless otherwise noted. To register, go to: go.osu.edu/trans101. To request, email grubaugh.20@osu.edu. This workshop is eligible for one DICE credit.

What is Feminism

In this workshop, participants will learn about the history of feminism, icons in the movement, current manifestations and debates about usage and the variations of the theory. For more information, contact Madison Eagle.