Gender Identity/Expression and Sexual Orientation Resource Center

Presentations

GIESORC offers three trainings for the WSU community. These are Ally Training, Trans* Ally Training, and Introduction to LGBT Advocacy. Click below to learn more!

  • Ally Training

    Ally Training is a broad presentation on how to support lesbian, gay, bisexual, and trans* individuals!

    After participating in this training, attendees will be able to:

    • Differentiate between sexual orientation, sex, gender expression, and gender identity.
    • Describe issues LGBT individuals experience in higher education and in society.
    • Recognize heterosexual and cisgender privilege in higher education and in society.
    • Define terms that are most salient in the LGBT community.
    • Discuss how to be a better ally to the LGBT community.

  • Trans* Ally Training

    Trans* Ally Training is a more focused presentation on how to support trans* individuals!

    After participating in this training, attendees will be able to:

    • Differentiate between sexual orientation, sex, gender expression, and gender identity.
    • Describe issues trans* individuals experience in higher education and in society.
    • Recognize cisgender privilege in higher education and in society.
    • Define terms that are most salient in the trans* community
    • Discuss how to be a better ally to the trans* community.

  • Introduction to LGBT Advocacy

    After participating in this training, attendees will be able to:

    • Define advocacy
    • Discuss power and privilege as it relates to working with students and peers
    • Define and recognize emotional labor
    • Evaluate best practices

  • Request a Presentation

    GIESORC Presentation Request

  • Attend an Already Scheduled Training

    Ally Training

    To enroll through Human Resource Services, please click here to register.

    • Monday, September 11 from 1-3pm in CUB 406
    • Tuesday, October 17 from 1-3pm in CUB 406
    • Tuesday, November 14 from 9-11am in CUB 406

    Trans* Ally Training

    To enroll through Human Resource Services, please click here to register.

    • Friday, September 15 from 9-11am in CUB 406
    • Thursday, October 19 from 1-3pm in CUB 406
    • Wednesday, November 15 from 9-11am in CUB 406

  • Pronouns 101