LGBT Panel

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LGBT Panel

The goals of the LGBT panel are:

  1. To educate the SMU community and the public about what it means to be gay, lesbian, bisexual, queer, transgender, related identities, or an ally of LGBT people
  2. To dispel myths and stereotypes about LGBT people
  3. To build understanding and acceptance through open and honest dialogue
  4. To provide positive LGBT and allied role models and to let other LGBT folks and allies know they are not alone on campus or in their community
  5. To present information about LGBT people in a non-threatening, non-judgmental atmosphere
  6. To work toward a holistic understanding of the multiple identities which influence all of our lives
  7. To work toward broad-based, multi-issue social justice
  8. To offer LGBT and allied students, staff, faculty, and community members an opportunity for self-growth and training in leadership skills (such as public speaking, workshop facilitation, teambuilding, and on-going education)

Use the forms on the right to request a panel for your class or organization or be a part of the LGBT panel program.