Beyond Alphabet Soup: Making Campuses Friendlier for LGBTQIA Students

  • Monday, July 15
  • 11:45 AM - 12:45 PM
  • Austin Conv Center
  • Level 4, 12AB
  • SK


Shane Whalley


Daring Dialogues Consulting

Austin, Texas


Within higher education, many people have been working hard to make their campuses safer for LGBTQIA students—and there is still work to be done. In this session, Shane Whalley will discuss obstacles that students face both on and off campus and look at different strategies to make campuses more welcoming and inclusive.

Learning Objectives

  • Explore the frameworks around gender identity and sexual orientation
  • Discuss the ever-growing vocabulary and how to navigate it
  • Examine ways to make spaces more inclusive for LGBTQIA students