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Northumberland Curious Arts LGBTQIA+ Awareness Training
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Northumberland Curious Arts LGBTQIA+ Awareness Training
Raise your awareness of the intersectionality of LGBTQ+ communities & increase your confidence to authentically engage with LGBTQ+ audiences in this Zoom workshop for Northumberland freelance Creatives/Artists delivered by Curious Arts.

Curious Arts' LGBTQ+ Awareness Training was developed in order to ensure progression and excellence in equality, diversity and inclusion in the practice of the arts and culture sector. In particular those actively working with LGBTQ+ artists, audiences, participants and young people.

This introductory session will raise awareness and increase confidence around: inclusive language, engaging with LGBTQ+ participants/audiences and understanding the intersectionality of the LGBTQ+ community with some judgement-free question and answer time.

Session summary/topics covered:
- Welcome and Introductions
- LGBTQ+ what does it all mean?
- Trans & Non-binary: basics
- Definitions, Pronouns, Facilities & Policies
- LGBTQ+ History
- LGBTQ+ worldwide
- The Law
- Discrimination
- Intersectionality
- Making LGBTQ+ communities count
- LGBTQ+ children and young people
- How to be a better ally
- What can you do?
- Q + A

All participants are asked to complete a 2-5 minute pre & post training survey and will receive resource sheets and a digital training certificate following the session.

**Participant feedback (Summer 2020)**
"This is vital training that all companies should do"

"This is an essential training for any company or anyone, who cares about awareness relating to matters of inclusion and equity."

"It's accessible, informative, participatory learning that probably should just be taught to everyone as part of their general education. It will help your individual viewpoint and awareness as a practitioner or manager, together with raising questions and generating ideas for developing inclusion in your organisation."

"It's made us look deeper into how we work and make changes that will make us a more inclusive and thoughtful company."

Session is £8 per person and is open to freelancers living and/or working in Northumberland.  

This session is part of Creative Catalyst Northumberland; a professional development training programme for Northumberland creative organisations and freelancers to encourage listening, learning, personal growth, change and allyship.  

Creative Catalyst Northumberland is led on by Mortal Fools and supported by Northumberland NCC, Queens Hall, Hexham and The Maltings, Berwick.  

For more information email: Rachel.Horton@mortalfools.org.uk


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