What You’ll learn
- How’s your gaydar / LGBTIQ+ knowledge?
- The difference between ‘equality’ and ‘equity’.
- Some countries that are friendly and some that are unfriendly for LGBTIQ+ people.
- How different life’s milestones are for members of the LGBTIQ+ community.
- Reflecting on the personal, legal and professional struggles of LGBTIQ+ people.
- Major events in LGBTIQ+ history that shaped the modern queer movement.
Prerequisite: You must complete the first Module course – “M1-LGBTIQ+ Inclusive Language & Correct Pronoun Usage” before starting this course.
Who Can Take This Course?
➢ Wedding vendors and celebrants
➢ Funeral celebrants
➢ Team managers and employers
➢ Small-scale business owners
➢ Professionals from any field
➢ Anyone who wants to learn more about the LGBTIQ+ community!
☑ Lifetime access to the course
☑ Short 5-10min sections
☑ Pause and resume the course at your convenience
☑ Additional reading material and resources
Let’s dive deeper into the LGBTIQ+ Movement
In an ideal world, everyone would have access to the same resources and rights. However, reality is a different picture. The LGBTIQ+ movement is testimony to the fact that legal and human rights are not accessible to all.
LGBTIQ+ inclusivity goes deeper than tokenistic office policies. Empathy, Equality and Equity is the need of the hour.
In this course, you will learn about
- The gaydar, i.e. an intuitive understanding of someone’s sexual orientation
- The archaic gender roles and stereotypes that force LGBTIQ+ people to hide their identity
- Why special measures are required to uplift people who identify on the LGBTIQ+ spectrum
- The difference between equality and equity in the context of the queer movement
- The legal rights of LGBTIQ+ people including marriage equality, equity in pay etc.
- A list of countries where LGBTIQ+ people are safe and countries where they are not welcome
- How LGBTIQ+ people have different experiences in their childhood, teens, adulthood when compared to cis-straight folk
- The struggles, abuse, discrimination and violence faced by LGBTIQ+ people
- The major events in the LGBTIQ+ movement including the Harry Hay case, Stonewall Riots, etc.