A Feminist Gaze into Sex & Consent

Price: $450
non-profit rates available

Description

The Sex and Consent workshop explores what we need to know in order to create spaces where people can comfortably and confidently reflect on and discuss sex, sexuality, and consent. 

We know that these can be important but challenging conversations to engage with, so we aim to provide opportunities to discover our own comfort zones, uncover where some of our ideas about sex and consent come from, and learn ways to support people with a wide variety of identities and experiences.

 

Who we serve

Our workshop is designed for participants who know will be working in environments where having conversations about various aspects of sexuality might arise. 

This might include:

  • Sexual health, anti-homophobia, & anti-oppression educators
  • Gendered violence support workers
  • Professionals supporting people at doctor or court appointments
  • Harm reduction workers
Access
This workshop is delivered in English and includes multimedia interaction including handouts, written components and power-points. If ASL is needed, we can reccomend registered interpreters. Please contact us with any access needs.

Description of Activities

Ice Breakers

Individual and group reflection activities to build trust and establish group guidelines

101

An exploration how we can interpret concepts around sexuality and consent.

social norms

 

sex positivity

A reading aloud activity that covers various ways in which we can strive towards supporting and working in tandem with transgender communities.

consent

A group activity where we can put everything we've learned into practice. 

power dynamics

Large group discussion about stereotypes and where our ideas about trans people come from. We begin to explore concepts of transphobia and transmisogyny.

Supporting others

Small group discussion asks participants to name what accountability looks like to them as a starting point for a larger discussion on accountability and allyship.

reflections

Facilitators share ways that we can help trans people feel comfortable in our spaces, this includes a short performance  piece!

self care

What are pronouns? How do we use them? What happens when we use them incorrectly? This brainstorming activity helps us uncover ways to honour transgender identities.

Special requests

Is there something you would like to cover that isn't here? Feel free to include any special requests in the form below.