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SAFE ZONE PROJECT Zabrina Maultsby University of Houston-Downtown Adolescence Psychology
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HAVE YOU EVER SEEN ONE OF THESE STICKERS? WHAT DO THEY MEAN?
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DEFINITION OF SAFE ZONE A way to identify LGBT allies within a campus community and provide those allies, and the people who seek them out, with support and information No one universal Safe Zone program Each institution creates their own program and tailors it to their specific needs, experience, expertise, and resources Goes by many names, Safe Space, Safe Harbor, Safe on Campus, Ally Support Allies who chose to participate in the program identify themselves through the use of a sticker or placard LGBT individual who need help seek out these markers Can feel safe to communicate with the person displaying it about LGBT issues personal or otherwise.
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WHY SAFE ZONE 2001 The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force conducted a nation wide study of faculty, staff, students, administrators at US universities Those universities who agreed to participate were some of the nations most gay friendly 19% feared for safety because of Sexual Orientation or Gender Identity
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This note was uploaded on 10/23/2010 for the course BIOL 2308 taught by Professor Boxer during the Spring '10 term at University of Houston - Downtown.

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