Intersectionality, power and privilege basics

In this course we will work on the following competences:

Attitudes:

  1. Willingness to challenge their own and other people’s discriminatory actions and behaviors
  2. Recognition of possibly being in a position of power that affects the young person negatively, particularly due to the young person’s LGBTIQ+ identity
  3. Willingness to take controversial steps when needed, to support the inclusion of LGBTIQ+ young people

Knowledge:

  1. Basic understanding of the concept of intersectionality in practice and dynamics of power and privilege
  2. Basic knowledge about discrimination mechanisms and how to address them

Skills:

  1. Skill to challenge discriminatory language within a group
  2. Skill to recognize and tackle discrimination

Behaviours:

  1. Encourages conversation and creates opportunities for positive dialogue in the group
  2. Challenges discriminatory language in a way that does not shame a young person but helps them to learn
  3. Demonstrates zero tolerance for discrimination
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