Here you’ll find core AUSE resources about the Affirming process; exercises to use in workshops; and some articles and reflections. Just keep scrolling! All of these resources are posted as PDFs or JPGs and will open in a new window. Feel free to use these however you wish but credit AUSE and the original authors, please.
Core resources from AUSE
These three resources range from very short to quite long, and together they cover the Affirming process: what it is, how it can unfold, and why embark on it in the first place.
- High resolution 8.5 by 11 poster, two sided. (PDF)
- High resolution bulletin insert, two sided (PDF)
- High resolution picture of the front of the poster (JPG)
- High resolution picture of the back of the poster (JPG) Use the JPGs for PowerPoints, social media, etc.
Becoming Affirming Flyer (two page intro, 2016). Use this as a bulletin insert and handout to respond to that perennial question: why become Affirming when we’re already welcoming?
Exercise: Invisible backpack of cisgendered and heterosexual privilege (PDF)