Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity

Duke P.R.I.D.E Training

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Pursuing Respect, Inclusion/Intersectionality, Diversity, and Equity

Duke P.R.I.D.E. Training is the Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity’s (CSGD) signature educational program aimed at increasing awareness of issues impacting those with marginalized sexual orientations, gender identities and gender expressions (SOGIE). All members of the Duke community, including students, staff, and faculty, may attend. 

As a whole, Duke P.R.I.D.E. training addresses intersectionality and acknowledges multiple identities including race/ethnicity, nationality and religion throughout the training. The training is designed to equip individuals with helpful tools to assist them with responding to and dismantling cissexism and heterosexism at Duke and beyond.

The newly revamped training will consists of 4 one-hour-thirty minute foundational training sessions:  

  1. Foundational Training 1: On Language and Identities
    Focuses on language, terminology, and the complexity of identity in relation to other marginalized     identities alongside marginalized sexual orientation, romantic orientations, gender identities, and     gender expressions. To see upcoming sessions and sign up for P.R.I.D.E. Foundational Training 1: On Language and Identities, please complete the DukeGroups registration and pre-assessment here.
  2. Foundational Training 2: On Privilege and Oppression
    Further explores systems of privilege and oppression and how they support and uphold allosexism, cissexism, and heterosexism alongside other systems that benefit some at the expense of others. To see upcoming sessions and sign up for P.R.I.D.E. Foundational Training 2: On Privilege and Oppression, please complete the DukeGroups registration and pre-assessment here.
  3. Foundational Training 3: On Allyship and Action
    Provides concrete actions one can take to provide tangible support, engage in advocacy, and move towards greater social equity for individuals with marginalized sexual orientations, romantic orientations, gender identity, and gender expressions. To see upcoming sessions and sign up for P.R.I.D.E. Foundational Training 3: On Allyship and Action, please complete the DukeGroups registration and pre-assessment here. 
  4. Foundational Training 4: On OurStory: Past, Present and Future
    Retells the whitewashed history of modern LGBTQIA+ movements in ways that unearth and center the voices of the trans women and people of color who birthed them and concludes with a dreaming of a more equitable future. To see upcoming sessions and sign up for P.R.I.D.E. Foundational Training 4: On OurStory: Past, Present and Future, please complete the DukeGroups registration and pre-assessment here. 

If you are unable to access DukeGroups by clicking the link above you can email angel.collie@duke.edu for more information about attending an upcoming training.

It is suggested, but not required, that individuals attend all four foundational sessions in order. You must attend all four to receive your P.R.I.D.E. certification placard to be displayed in your office. 

In addition to the foundational training sessions we will provide on-going continuing education opportunities to go more in-depth about specialized topics related to the lives and experiences of LGBTQIA+ people. These sessions will be collaborative in nature and cover a wide variety of topics. 

Schedule a Duke P.R.I.D.E. Training

If you would like to schedule a Duke P.R.I.D.E. Training for your department, student organization, or group, please contact Angel Collie at angel.collie@duke.edu

Questions?

Contact Angel Collie at angel.collie@duke.edu.

The CSGD P.R.I.D.E. trainings are eligible for RCR Credit for Graduate and Professional Students. Please notify angel.collie@duke.edu when you register, if you are seeking RCR credit.