Guest lecture on Dialogue around gender and sexuality

Start Date: 
Saturday, 29 February 2020
Start Time: 
10:30 am
AV Hall

Activity          :           Guest Lecture on Dialogue around gender and sexuality

Date               :           29th  February 2020

Time               :           10:30 -12:00 pm



The Department of Psychology, IIS (deemed to be University) organised a seminar on29th Feb 2020 on “ Dialogue around gender and sexuality” that majorly focused upon LGTB community and their constitutional rights. Members of Global Shaper Community, World Economic Forum were also invited to throw light on the issues of LGBT community. The session was taken by Ms. Shikha Soni of IIS university.


The presentation also aimed at highlighting the concepts and the differences between sexual orientation, gender identity, and sexual identity. The Kinsey’s Model of Sexual Orientation was also discussed. Other relevant topics such as ; The effects of Social discrimination that brings stress to the LGBT community (like depression, homelessness, suicidal symptoms, alcoholism) and myths around LGBT community were also discussed in detail. The idea of being an ally to LGBT people was also put forward. Overall, it was an enriching experience for all.