Sept. 27: Safe Zone training, 2 pm - 6 pm

Safe Zone is a program designed to create a network of visible allies to people who identify as part of the diverse LGBTQ+ community. The four hour educational session provides information and resources related to sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression.

Safe Zone Allies develop:

  • A deeper awareness of personal ideas, stereotypes, and assumptions related to gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer and allied (LGBTIQA) students
  • An increased comfort level in addressing concepts and language regarding LGBTIQA communities with the university community and with individuals
  • An increased awareness of services on campus that support LGBTIQ and allied individuals
  • A network of community and campus staff, faculty, and students to support people of all sexual orientations, gender identities and gender expressions on campus

Register here.

Oct. 12: Safe Zone training, 10 am - 2 pm

Safe Zone is a program designed to create a network of visible allies to people who identify as part of the diverse LGBTQ+ community. The four hour educational session provides information and resources related to sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression.

Safe Zone Allies develop:

  • A deeper awareness of personal ideas, stereotypes, and assumptions related to gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer and allied (LGBTIQA) students
  • An increased comfort level in addressing concepts and language regarding LGBTIQA communities with the university community and with individuals
  • An increased awareness of services on campus that support LGBTIQ and allied individuals
  • A network of community and campus staff, faculty, and students to support people of all sexual orientations, gender identities and gender expressions on campus

Register here.

Nov. 6: Safe Zone training, 1 pm - 5 pm

Safe Zone is a program designed to create a network of visible allies to people who identify as part of the diverse LGBTQ+ community. The four hour educational session provides information and resources related to sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression.

Safe Zone Allies develop:

  • A deeper awareness of personal ideas, stereotypes, and assumptions related to gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer and allied (LGBTIQA) students
  • An increased comfort level in addressing concepts and language regarding LGBTIQA communities with the university community and with individuals
  • An increased awareness of services on campus that support LGBTIQ and allied individuals
  • A network of community and campus staff, faculty, and students to support people of all sexual orientations, gender identities and gender expressions on campus

Register here.

Nov. 14: Safe Zone Gender Identity & Gender Expression, 2 pm - 4 pm

The Safe Zone Gender Identity & Gender Expression program is a symbol of this University’s efforts to increase awareness and acceptance of diverse¬†communities with respect to sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression. The purpose of Safe Zone Gender Identity & Gender Expression¬† is to make the University community a safer and more supportive place for all UNC-CH students, faculty, and staff members by creating a network of allies who have basic knowledge about transgender and intersex communities.

Register here.

*We ask that people attend Safe Zone training prior to Safe Zone Gender Identity & Gender Expression.To register for Safe Zone Gender Identity & Gender Expression, please contact the LGBTQ Center at lgbtq@unc.edu or 919-843-5376.