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 the 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.
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.