Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SOGI)

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SOGI) UBC nurtures an inclusive culture, workplace and learning environment for faculty, staff and students.

Okanagan School of Education SOGI Co-Facilitators

If you require information about SOGI resources, initiatives or events (or have ideas to share), please contact one of the co-facilitators.

Dr. Margaret Macintyre Latta, Director of OSE,

Dr. John Tyler Binfet, Professor,

Jordy Decker, Undergraduate Assistant,

Lindsay Ellis, Bachelor of Education,

Sean Hacker Teper, Bachelor of Education,

Upcoming Events



Create an inclusive environment for youth with help from SOGI’s two-day summer workshop – June 29 and 30. Explore inclusive approaches that recognize and intervene in the negative impacts of systemic discrimination towards sexual and gender minorities. Learn more about the course.

Online Course

Gender and Sexuality: Applications in Society

Deepen your understanding of gender & sexuality and learn concepts and practices that advance respect and human rights–enroll in Gender and Sexuality: Applications in Society MOOC taught by UBC’s Dr. Janice Stewart. The course is free or there is a cost for the certificate. Starts March 3, 2020, register online.