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Gender & Sexual Diversity Committee


University Gender and Sexual Diversity Committee

About the GSD Committee

The Gender and Sexual Diversity Committee was established at Life University in 2015. The committee is comprised of faculty and staff from across campus who serve to increase awareness and provide support to all members of the LIFE Community. Safe Space Basic Ally Training offered multiple times each quarter.

Charge of the GSD Committee

  • Create opportunities for education.
  • Provide growth and development opportunities.
  • Review policies and procedures for GSD inclusion.
  • Advocating for more inclusive community.
  • Serve in advisory role for inclusive language in communications/policies, etc.
  • Promote common humanity.
  • Provide student peer education training.

Goals of the GSD Committee

  • Awareness: Gain insights into the lives and experiences of LGBTIQ people and self.
  • Knowledge: Gain knowledge on facts relating to LGBTIQ issues.
  • Action: Bring awareness of self and others’ experiences together with knowledge to create positive change.
  • Service: Ensure all members of the LIFE community are represented and included fairly and equitably.

Additional On-Campus Information

  • LGBTIQ Library Resources- https://life.libguides.com/lgbtiq
  • Safe Space Basic Ally Trainings (Faculty & Staff)
  • Safe Space Awareness Workshops (Faculty & Staff)
  • Student Success Center- Student Assistance Program provides a variety of resources, including counseling.
  • Gay-Straight Alliance (Students)

Committee Members

  • Danielle Holtman-Co-Chair
  • Rebekka Logan- Co-Chair
  • Rebecca Koch
  • Jennifer Stroble
  • Sandra Terry
  • Janna Bredeson
  • Leigh Parker

GSD Contact Information

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