With thanks from CSU People and Culture
Staff and students can attend an LGBTIQA+ Awareness session to learn more, or they can attend both the Awareness and Empowering Allies sessions to become a member of the Charles Sturt Ally Network.
Each session runs for 1.5 hours via videoconference in a safe and respectful learning environment.
LGBTIQA+ Awareness training
Who can attend?
Staff and students who would like to learn more about LGBTIQA+ inclusion. This session provides participants with a foundational understanding of key terms and concepts, some of the unique challenges faced by the LGBTIQA+ community and actions they can take to be active LGBTIQA+ allies.
When and how?
Sessions are delivered over Zoom from 10:00 am – 11:30 am on the following dates:
1. The importance of creating an inclusive university culture
2. Some of the experiences of LGBTIQA+ people
3. The differences and diversity of sex characteristics, gender identity, and expression and sexual orientation
4. Actions that individuals can take to be active allies.
Empowering Allies training
Who can attend?
Staff and students who have completed an LGBTIQA+ Awareness session (delivered by Charles Sturt or Pride in Diversity) who wish to become a visible Ally and join the Ally Network. This session covers the importance of visible allies, the role of allies and actions that allies can take to foster a safe and inclusive university for the LGBTIQA+ community.
Sessions are delivered over Zoom from 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm on the following dates:
1.The role of allies
2. Ally actions
3. The importance of visibility
4. How one might call out problematic behaviour
For registration and further details go to https://www.csu.edu.au/division/people-culture/current-staff/respect-equity-and-diversity/lgbtiqa