Workshop: Introduction to Gender and Sexual Orientation
This one-hour workshop provides an animated video and guidance for follow-up discussion. The "How to Use This Workshop" section of the Discussion Guide describes settings, participants, and facilitators suitable for this workshop. Rev. Dr. Monica L. Cummings, former Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) program associate for Ministry to Youth and Young Adults of Color, created the animated video and discussion guide. Contact Rev. Elizabeth Nguyen, leadership development associate for Youth and Young Adults of Color, at yayaofcolor [at] uua [dot] org to connect with UUA staff who may be able to participate in a workshop via Skype or in person.
Preview and download the workshop materials:
- Download Introduction to Gender and Sexual Orientation (MP4) (right-click to save the file).
- Introduction to Gender and Sexual Orientation for Youth: Video and Discussion Guide (PDF)
- Handout 1: Core Identity and Models of Sexual Orientation (PDF)
- Handout 2: Sexual Orientation Questionnaire (PDF)
- Handout 3: Youth Suicide (PDF)
- Handout 4: Opening and Closing Words (PDF)