Understanding LGBTQ+ Identities: An Introduction

Written by on May 5, 2024

Provides an essential guide to understanding LGBTQ+ identities, covering affirming LGBTQ+ terminology, the development of gender identity, the current climate affecting LGBTQ+ youth and families, and steps for creating affirming spaces. Participants will leave with resources to continue their learning in supporting LGBTQ+ youth. (1 Hour)

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand key concepts and affirming terminology related to LGBTQ+ identities and gender identity development.
  2. Recognize the challenges facing LGBTQ+ youth and their families today.
  3. Learn effective strategies to develop inclusive spaces that support the well-being of LGBTQ+ youth.


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