After the celebratory performances of The Coming Out Monologues (March 13, 14, 15) we are changing our focus to discussion and creating allies in the community. We are working to promote inclusive language and knowledge of the issues facing the queer community through a short performance, panel discussion, resources and activites focused on increasing knowledge around theory, language, discrimination, and experiences. Light refreshments will be provided.
11:00am: Registration- pick up your nametag and resource package from our front table. Light refreshments are provided.
11:30am-11:45am: Introduction and 2 short performances from Coming Out Monologues performers.
11:45am-1:00pm: Panel Discussion (with Q & A from 12:45-1:00pm)
1:00pm-1:15pm: Brief Break and Networking
1:15pm-1:30pm: Presentation on Discrimination Role Play Scenarios and Active Witnessing
1:30pm-1:45pm: Group Activity
1:45pm-2:00pm: Activity Feedback and Resource Discussion
Panel speakers include:
Dawn Johnston, Professor at the University of Calgary
Lee Allard, LBGTQ Youth Support Specialist at Calgary Sexual Health Centre
Nick Moore, Sexual and Gender Minority Youth Education Coordinator
Nolan Hill, University of Calgary student and Coming Out Monologues Social Media Coordinator