The Safe Zone is a two-hour training is designed to introduce concepts, terminology, and resources related to sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression. There is a short intermission about halfway through. Safe Zone trainees develop:
- A deeper awareness of personal ideas, stereotypes, and assumptions related to gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer, and asexual (LGBTQ+) individuals.
- An increased comfort level in addressing concepts and language regarding LGBTQ+ communities with the university community and with individuals.
- An increased awareness of services on campus that support LGBTQ+ and allied individuals.
- A network of community and campus staff, faculty, and students to support people of all sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions on campus.