By Tiffany Fields on November 30, 2016

Applying the Universe Model of Gender in Prevention


The 2016 National Sexual Assault Conference, “Hopeful Future, Honored Past,” was held in Washington, D.C. August 31-September 2, 2016. This workshop was part of the prevention track. Learn more and access workshop materials here.

Liat Wexler from Center for Community Solutions highlights a new way to discuss gender, gender expression, sex and orientation. The presenter leads the audience in an analysis of a piece of curriculum, and discusses the need to reexamine and change the use of gendered language, concepts, binary roles, and cissexism to create inclusive prevention curricula and primary prevention strategies.

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