Relationship Abuse in the LGBTQ+ Community

Tuesday, Oct. 13 | 4-5:30 p.m. | Hosted on Zoom October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Intimate partner violence impacts the LGBTQ+ community, too. Join OutFront MN and staff from the Rainbow Dragon Center for a virtual workshop on relationship abuse in queer relationships. Learn to recognize abusive patterns and the barriers LGBTQ+ people face when trying to leave abusive […]

“Faculty as Allies” Safe Zone Booster

Monday, Oct. 12 | 2-3:30 p.m. | Hosted via Zoom On Faculty Development Day, register for a Safe Zone Booster to up your ally game with best practices for creating inclusive classrooms (virtual or face-to-face) and supporting LGBTQ+ students. We’ll also cover strategies for effectively responding to anti-LGBT behavior in class, on discussion boards, and more. Completion of Safe Zone […]

Coming Out Week Events

Oct. 5-9 is Coming Out Week at MSUM! SPECTRUM and the Rainbow Dragon Center are celebrating coming out and LGBTQIA community with events this week and throughout the month: “Queer Up the Vote,” Mon 10/5 @ 7PM, Bridges 162 – explore issues important to the LGBTQIA community in the coming election, plus voter registration and button-making “Disclosure” Film Screening, Wed […]

Safe Zone Level I Training

Wednesday, September 16 | 2-4 p.m. Level I Safe Zone Training serves as an introduction to LGBTQ+ identities, experiences, and issues, providing a foundation of knowledge and skills for participants to become qualified Safe Zone Contacts. Upon completion of this training, participants will be able to sign a Safe Zone contract and receive a Safe Zone sticker for their office […]