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2SLGBTQ+ Studies: Topics in Gender and Sexuality

Certificate of Accomplishment

Program Code: CE0002

2SLGBTQ+ representation is forefront in all aspects of society today. These representations are prevalent in the media, public personalities, politics, sports and workplace dynamics. Despite this positive shift, there is still much about 2SLGBTQ+ topics that is unknown, resulting in the existence of homophobia/transphobia and hate crimes. 

How do we support our family, friends, students, and coworkers who are struggling with coming out or want to transition? How can we educate our children to become more understanding and supportive of the 2SLGBTQ+ community? Through an interdisciplinary focus, this foundational certificate will begin to answer these questions and more by allowing students to better explore and challenge the histories of sexuality and gender normativity across multiple political, legal, workplace, artistic, literary, and cultural contexts. 

Students will participate in an interactive, engaging, and inclusive and safe community-building space.

Program Structure:

  • Six 15-hour (5 weeks) courses in the certificate
  • Delivered in an online hybrid model with both synchronous and asynchronous delivery
  • The synchronous classes will run from 6:00pm - 9:00pm EST in the second and fourth week of each course
  • To complete the certificate, you will need to take all four compulsory courses and one elective course

*Courses can be taken in any order; learners do not need to start with EDIQ 100.

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  • EDIQ 100: Foundations in 2SLGBTQ+ Studies
  • EDIQ 101: Working with 2SLGBTQ+ Communities
  • EDIQ 102: 2SLGBTQ+ Representation in Popular Literature and Media
  • EDIQ 103: Sexualities and Identities in the 2SLGBTQ+ Spectrum


  • EDIQ 104: The Politics of 2SLGBTQ+ Human Rights and Global Issues
  • EDIQ 105: Supporting 2SLGBTQ+ Employees In the Workplace

How to Register

You are required to register for each individual course included in a CE program. You can register for a course by selecting it and following the instructions in the “How to Register” box.


Each CE program is comprised of a series of courses which may all have different fees. You are required to register for each course individually and pay the associated fees. Once you select the course, the fee is displayed in the “How to Register” box.

Contact Information

Humber Continuous Professional Learning Liberal Arts & Sciences
416.675.6622 ext. 4554

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Print/Download Date: February 2, 2023