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Positive Space Initiative: LGBTQ2+ Awareness (W080)

Description

Type: Virtual classroom
Duration: 04:00 hours
Status: Active

Diversity and inclusion are essential for building a modern, high-performing public service. This course introduces the concepts, terminology and vocabulary related to gender and sexual diversity, as well as the importance of Positive Space and how to become an ally. Participants will discuss issues relevant to the LGBTQ2+ communities and learn to contribute to a safer, more inclusive public service.

Topics include:

  • reviewing terminology and vocabulary
  • exploring LGBTQ2+ history in Canada
  • defining Positive Space and why it is important
  • understanding heteronormativity, cis-normativity and privilege
  • being an ally

Notes:

Learners who wish to become a Positive Space Ambassador will need to complete Positive Space Initiative: LGBTQ2+ Awareness (W080) and Positive Space Initiative: Becoming an Ambassador for LGBTQ2+ Inclusion (W081), or equivalents.

LGBTQ2+ = Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Two-Spirit, + (additional identities).

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More about this course
  • Topics: Government priorities; Respectful and inclusive workplace
  • Community: Assistant Deputy Ministers; Directors; Directors General; Employees; Managers; Supervisors
  • Business line: Respectful and Inclusive Workplace
  • Provider: Canada School of Public Service

Upcoming offerings

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List of available offerings for course W080
DateTitleTypeLocationLanguage
July 27, 2021Positive Space Initiative: LGBTQ2+ Awareness (W080)Virtual classroomVirtual EST / Virtuelle HNEFrench
August 4, 2021Positive Space Initiative: LGBTQ2+ Awareness (W080)Virtual classroomVirtual EST / Virtuelle HNEEnglish
August 11, 2021Positive Space Initiative: LGBTQ2+ Awareness (W080)Virtual classroomVirtual EST / Virtuelle HNEEnglish
August 23, 2021Positive Space Initiative: LGBTQ2+ Awareness (W080)Virtual classroomVirtual EST / Virtuelle HNEEnglish
September 7, 2021Positive Space Initiative: LGBTQ2+ Awareness (W080)Virtual classroomVirtual EST / Virtuelle HNEEnglish
September 8, 2021Positive Space Initiative: LGBTQ2+ Awareness (W080)Virtual classroomVirtual EST / Virtuelle HNEFrench
September 13, 2021Positive Space Initiative: LGBTQ2+ Awareness (W080)Virtual classroomVirtual EST / Virtuelle HNEEnglish
September 28, 2021Positive Space Initiative: LGBTQ2+ Awareness (W080)Virtual classroomVirtual EST / Virtuelle HNEEnglish
September 28, 2021Positive Space Initiative: LGBTQ2+ Awareness (W080)Virtual classroomVirtual EST / Virtuelle HNEEnglish
October 6, 2021Positive Space Initiative: LGBTQ2+ Awareness (W080)Virtual classroomVirtual EST / Virtuelle HNEEnglish
October 13, 2021Positive Space Initiative: LGBTQ2+ Awareness (W080)Virtual classroomVirtual EST / Virtuelle HNEFrench
October 18, 2021Positive Space Initiative: LGBTQ2+ Awareness (W080)Virtual classroomVirtual EST / Virtuelle HNEEnglish
October 20, 2021Positive Space Initiative: LGBTQ2+ Awareness (W080)Virtual classroomVirtual EST / Virtuelle HNEEnglish
November 1, 2021Positive Space Initiative: LGBTQ2+ Awareness (W080)Virtual classroomVirtual EST / Virtuelle HNEEnglish
November 22, 2021Positive Space Initiative: LGBTQ2+ Awareness (W080)Virtual classroomVirtual EST / Virtuelle HNEFrench
November 24, 2021Positive Space Initiative: LGBTQ2+ Awareness (W080)Virtual classroomVirtual EST / Virtuelle HNEEnglish
November 29, 2021Positive Space Initiative: LGBTQ2+ Awareness (W080)Virtual classroomVirtual EST / Virtuelle HNEEnglish
December 8, 2021Positive Space Initiative: LGBTQ2+ Awareness (W080)Virtual classroomVirtual EST / Virtuelle HNEEnglish
December 8, 2021Positive Space Initiative: LGBTQ2+ Awareness (W080)Virtual classroomVirtual EST / Virtuelle HNEFrench
December 13, 2021Positive Space Initiative: LGBTQ2+ Awareness (W080)Virtual classroomVirtual EST / Virtuelle HNEEnglish

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