🌈 Educational | LGBTQ Activities

All the activities currently offered by The Safe Zone Project are available for download, customization, and unrestricted use. 

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A lecture to help participants become more aware of and sensitive to asexuality.

Anonymous Q&A

This activity creates the opportunity to for participants to ask what they are most interested in with anonymity.

Changing Perspective

This tiny activity demonstrates how changing your perspective can make something look completely different!

Coming Out Story

An experiment in empathizing with a hypothetical person’s experiences, struggles, and setbacks with the lifelong process that is coming out.

Core Vocabulary

This activity focuses in on the essential vocabulary and LGBTQ terminology relating to gender and sexuality.

Demystifying Coming Out

A handout (and handy activity) for demystifying coming out as well as some easy do and don’ts when it comes to supporting someone’s coming out process.

F(earfully) Asked Questions

An activity that will provides an opportunity for participants to reflect on their first understandings and assumptions of LGBTQ individuals.

First Impressions of Trans* People

Activity for participants to reflect on their early lessons and impressions of trans* people and identity.

Person

Using the Genderbread Person as a guide, the activity leads participants to understand the important difference between gender, sex, and sexual orientation.

Group Norms

Set your training up for success by beginning with shared group expectations.

Identity Signs

This activity focuses on what are our salient identities in particular circumstances. How do our different identities intersect, interact, and affect our daily lives.

Identity Time

An activity that provokes reflection on the different aspects of your life that would be altered if you identified with a different sexuality or gender identity.

Introductions

An essential component to any workshop, intros are when participants learn a little bit about you, and you a little bit about them.

LGBTQ Umbrella

A mini explanation of queer, LGBTQ. A useful place to start helping folks separate genders from sexualities.

Participant Feedback

This combo activity invites participants to deeply engage with privilege and segues into a conversation about the coming out process.

Scenarios

An opportunity for participants to work through how they would handle particular situations regarding gender, sexuality and LGBTQ issues.

Self-Feedback

An activity to get to know common (and some less common) LGBTQ related vocabulary!

Wrap Up & Feedback

Highlighting the pervasiveness of stereotypes, as well as their inability to accurately tell individuals’ stories

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