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Life Skills

Examples of classes

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The Queer Tax Workshops are comprehensive and inclusive financial education program designed specifically for LGBTQ+ students and allies. In this empowering class, participants will gain essential knowledge and practical skills to navigate the complexities of taxes and personal finance while addressing unique financial considerations within the LGBTQ+ community. Whether you're a student preparing for your first tax return or simply eager to build financial literacy, this course is your pathway to financial empowerment.


Financial Literacy

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The Queer Financial Literacy Workshop is a dynamic and inclusive program designed to empower LGBTQ+ individuals with essential financial knowledge and skills. In this transformative class, participants will gain a deep understanding of personal finance, build financial confidence, and address the specific financial challenges and opportunities within the LGBTQ+ community. Whether you're an LGBTQ+ individual seeking to enhance your financial well-being or an ally looking to support LGBTQ+ friends and loved ones, this course is your pathway to financial empowerment.

Course Highlights:

Financial Foundations:

  • Build a strong foundation in financial literacy, covering essential topics such as budgeting, saving, investing, and debt management.

Retirement and Financial Planning:

  • Develop essential retirement planning skills, including investment strategies, retirement accounts, and building long-term financial security.

Debt Management:

  • Explore strategies for managing and reducing debt, including student loans, credit card debt, and personal loans.

Financial Wellness and Mental Health:

  • Discuss the connection between financial well-being and mental health, emphasizing self-care and resilience in managing financial stress.

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The LGBTQ+ Grief and Loss Support Group is a compassionate and affirming space for individuals within the LGBTQ+ community to come together and explore the complex and often unique experiences of loss, death, and bereavement. In this nurturing class, participants will share their stories, emotions, and memories while gaining valuable insights into coping with grief and honoring the lives of loved ones. Whether you've experienced a recent loss or seek to better understand the process of grief, this course provides a supportive community to navigate the journey together.


Queer Adoption and Parenthood Workshop: Your Path to Building a Loving Family

The Queer Adoption and Parenthood Workshop is a comprehensive and affirming program designed to guide LGBTQ+ individuals and couples through the rewarding journey of adoption and parenthood. In this supportive class, participants will gain knowledge, resources, and confidence to navigate the adoption process, embrace diverse family structures, and build loving and inclusive families. Whether you're considering adoption as a single LGBTQ+ individual, a couple, or an ally, this course is your compass for creating a nurturing and inclusive home.

  1. LGBTQ+ Parenthood Stories:

    • Hear inspiring stories from LGBTQ+ individuals and couples who have successfully navigated the adoption journey, providing guidance and motivation.

  2. Understanding Adoption:

    • Gain a deep understanding of adoption, including types of adoption, legal processes, and the emotional aspects of welcoming a child into your family.

  3. Legal and Ethical Considerations:

    • Explore the legal and ethical considerations specific to LGBTQ+ adoption, including adoption laws, rights, and protections.

  4. Choosing the Right Adoption Path:

    • Evaluate various adoption paths, including domestic adoption, international adoption, foster care adoption, and open adoption, to determine the best fit for your family.

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Join us as we embark on this educational journey together. At Queer University, we are dedicated to providing our students with a unique and transformative learning experience. Our courses and programs are designed to challenge our students intellectually, and to foster a deep understanding of social justice issues affecting the LGBTQ+ community. We believe that education is an essential tool for change, and we are excited to see how our students will use their learning to create a more equitable and inclusive world.

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