Ally Training

Ally Trainings

As a part of our mission, the LGBTQ+ Center provides an array of Safe Zone and educational trainings to members of the IUPUI and Indianapolis community. 

Any questions? Contact Tristan Vaught at

  • Safe Zone Trainings

    LGBTQ+ Allies Under Construction Tool Box

    The Allies Under Construction Tool Box is a foundational set of trainings that begin with Safe Zone 101 and Trans 101 as first steps in becoming and ally and/or safer space for LGBTQ+ individuals. As with any topic, we must recognize that continuing education is important. The Ally Tool Box will continue to have add-on trainings to help budding allies remain safer spaces as they continue working in solidarity with the community.

    Safe Zone 101
    Trans 101
    Safe Zone 201
    Trans 201

    Additional Trainings Include:
    Asexuality 101
    Bi/Pan/Fluid and Beyond
    Understanding Intersex
    Bathroom Battleground
    and more…

  • In-Class Presentations

    We offer customized in-class presentation on topics that include, but are not limited to, transgender issues, the history of the LGBTQ movement, the importance of language and linguistics, the coming-out process, gender communication, LGBTQ rhetoric, asexuality, gender neutrality, intersex identities, and  international LGBTQ+ identities.

    Submit a presentation request here!

  • Schedule a Department Training
    To schedule any of the above trainings for groups of 15 people or more, please submit this form
  • Campus Wide Trainings
    *NEW* Campus-Wide Monthly Safe Zone and Trans 101 Trainings for Summer and Fall 2017. Sign-up here.

Ally List

View a list of all currently trained allies here

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