LGBTQIA+ Safe Spaces at IVC
Irvine Valley College LGBTQIA+ Safe Space program aims to increase awareness of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning, intersexed, and asexual/ally communities on campus, to support the college’s efforts to promote an accepting, supportive, and diverse learning environment, and to create a welcoming and tolerant environment for all members of the campus community.
Online Safe Space Training Resources: Please view thd presentation Safe Space PowerPoint presentation until you are able to complete an in-person Safe Space training at IVC. Also available is this Safe Space training and this Safe Space guide. To understand the differences between gender identity, gender expression, biological sex, sexual attraction and romantic attraction, see this easy diagram.
To post a Safe Space sign in your office or on your course website, see sample image or a page of six to color print. You can also add a Safe Space logo to your email signature.
Faculty: To prevent bullying and foster a safe learning space in your classroom, considering joining the #Day1 campaign and read the declaration on the first day of class, post it on your course website, or attach it to your syllabi.