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.