Northwestern University

Thu 11:30 AM

That's so Gay! Microagressions and the LGBT Community with Kevin Nadal

When: Thursday, May 9, 2013
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM  

Where: Norris University Center, Northwestern Room, 1999 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public

Contact: Renee Redd   847.491.7360

Group: The Women's Center

Category: Other


Presentation/workshop will cover heterosexist and transphobic microaggressions, particularly in classroom and workplace settings. These include phrases such as "That's so gay!" to indicate something is undesirable and using incorrect gender pronouns when referring to transgender or gender noncomforming people. Reasearch shows the presence of psychological distress and physical health consequences to the recipients of microaggressions. This workshop will also focus on ways that people can cope, as well as the ways that individuals, groups and isntitutions can prevent microaggressions.

Wednesday, May 8, 7:30-9:30pm, Location Harris 10-7 Evanston

Thursday, May 9, 11:30-1:30pm, Location Norris, Northwestern Room- Evanston

Thurdsay, May 9, 3-5pm, Location Gray Seminar, Lurie Atrium- 303 E. Superior- Chicago

Pre-registration requried.  Click here to register.

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