Wednesday, March 14th, noon - 1:00 pm.
Director, Gender & Equality Center
Coordinator, OU Advocates
University of Oklahoma
LGBTQ Allyship in Practice
Oklahoma History Center
800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive
Oklahoma City, OK 73106
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Summary: In this lecture, we will explore ways in which helping professionals can create welcome and affirming spaces in their community practice. We will examine current LGBTQ concepts and issues and develop an awareness of biases, and recognize heterosexual and cisgender privilege.
Kathy Fahl is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and for the past 20 years has served in various nonprofit administrative capacities toward the advancement of women and girls. Since 2007, Kathy has served as the Director of the University of Oklahoma’s Gender + Equality Center. In this role she coordinates gender-based violence prevention and response for the University as well as numerous programs for students. In 2008, Kathy created the first OU Ally program, a lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender cultural and awareness training that aims to create an LGBTQ-affirming campus. Since the program’s inception, over 4,000 staff, faculty, and students have received training.