LGBTQIA - What do all those letters mean?
SafeZone presentations are designed to allow participants learn history, symbols, and politics that impact the LGBTQIA community. They will discuss what an individual can do to support friends and peers who may be coming out as LGBTQIA while here at NAU. Empathy begins to be developed through experiential activities for students, faculty, and staff. The presentation can be beneficial for all members of the NAU community regardless of their knowledge level and familiarity with the topic. Through SafeZone training it is our goal and our hope to make NAU as inclusive as possible for our LGBTQIA students and Allies.
What is the SafeZone Placard?
The SafeZone placards assists with the goal of creating safe spaces for our LGBTQIA students. Individuals who display the placard after presentations show the rest of campus that they are a “Safe Zone” for individuals who identify as LGBTQIA to receive support, resources, & referrals that participants learn about in the presentation. When people attend the presentation, there is no obligation to take the placards, but they are offered to all participants. This does not signify that the participant is an expert, but that they want to be an ALLY on NAU campus.
If you are interested in learning more about SafeZone, or would like to schedule a presentation for a specific group of students, faculty, or staff, please email SafeZone@nau.edu with the following information:
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