How to Make Campus a Safe Space for LGBTQ

Posted on July 27th, 2016

Making Campuses Safe

Brandi Veigh offers six immediate actions that will help your campus become a LGBTQ-Positive environment. She suggests creating a dedicated student organization, allowing students to self-identify on institution documentation, planning LGBTQ social activities, establishing gender inclusive housing and restrooms, and training staff on LGBTQ issues and gender expression. 

For a person who doesn’t identify with their sex assigned at birth, safe spaces are very important.  More than 1 in 4 people who are transgender have been targets of bias-related violence. Our campuses need to be safe for all of our students, and that includes those who identify as LGBTQ”

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