Resources

Gay-Straight Alliance Organizing

YouthSAFE & Carrie Hart (Greensboro, NC) What is a GSA? GSA traditionally stands for gay-straight alliance. A GSA is basically any group that works within a school to address and enhance school culture around issues of homophobia, transphobia, and all…

Queerology

A Syllabus for Educators Working with LGBTQIA Youth (Download as PDF) Office Hours Queerology starts at home, in your community and continues upon entrance to your school Course Description Queerology is a resource for educators developed in collaboration by LGBTQIA…

Ask Eli

Elijah Cameron (Asheboro, NC) Q: I am having issues with body dysphoria. I am upset that I don’t feel at home in my body, what do I do? A: Body acceptance is a process, sometimes life-long. While that may sound…

A Queer Tarot Reading

Red Behnke (Saxapahaw, NC) Q: Why do I depend on medication? A: So, the card that I  drew was Judgement. The Judgement card signifies a sort of turning point in your life based on self realization and reflection, often times.…

Ten Best Ways To Practice Consent

Eric Ginsburg (Greensboro, NC) Courtesy, Yes Weekly! Defining consent Consent is usually discussed in the context of engaging in sexual activity with someone else, but can really be applied to interpersonal interactions in general. By defining what we mean by…

Summer Reading List

Rubyfruit Jungle by Rita Mae Brown Annie on My Mind by Nancy Garden A Boy’s Own Story by Edmund White June Jordan’s poetry Sister Outsider by Audre Lorde Queer Spirits by AA Bronson and Peter Hobbs Dykes to Watch Out…

Local & Regional Resources

Organizations for Youth Youth OUTRight (Asheville) Time Out Youth (Charlotte) YouthSAFE (Greensboro) InsideOUT 180 (Durham/Chapel Hill) LGBT Camps ASPYRE Leadership Camp (Greensboro) QORDS Camp (Browns Summit) GSA Activist Camp (Charlotte) LGBT Conferences Trans Student List LGBT in the South (Asheville)…

Beyond the Safe Zone

This week in QueerLab, we discussed the politics of safer spaces in downtown Greensboro and the surrounding area. We talked about what makes or breaks a “safe” space, and how to construct one in our own community through our actions,…

Story Banking | April 11, 2013

Elena Rue of StoryMineMedia joined QueerLab this past week (April 11, 2013) to lead a workshop on video-based storytelling and interview technique. View some of the stories gathered during the workshop below:

I.D.E.A. Session Captivates

Greensboro, NC – The Institute for Developing Electrifying Advancements (IDEA) was in full swing yesterday during the 1st planning session of I Don’t Do Boxes with a group of folks from around the Triad. We discussed ways anyone can contribute…

Streetside with Carrie Hart

Greensboro, NC – I’m reporting a-live from the Green Bean Cafe with YouthSAFE organizer Carrie Hart, asking her to talk a little bit about QueerLab and our upcoming publication. Carrie Hart is the current organizer of YouthSAFE, a community-based group…