safe space


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safe space

n.
A place, as at a university or college, that is designated as a supportive and accepting environment where people, especially members of an oppressed or marginalized group, can express themselves freely and without fear of harassment.
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that use of "safe space" to denote places of censorship or
The purpose of the activity is to create group norms that will facilitate a safe space for open dialogue and feedback among staff.
A POPULAR Liverpool gay club has launched a petition urging the city council to allow it to open a 'safe space' until 7am.
While the dance night is new, these past years, there has been a spike in the number of events, claiming that women need to retreat into a safe space to network or let their hair down.Personally, any event where men are not welcome is a no-go-zone.
A SURVIVOR of the Rotherham child grooming scandal has opened a cafe - and hopes it will become a "safe space" in the town.
The completed building work means that women and children can now use the refuge to access a safe space to escape domestic abuse.
Revellers enjoying nights out will now have a safe space to go to if they find themselves in need of help.
Sir Lenny warns people in media 'fear the noose' SIR Lenny Henry has said UK broadcasters need a safe space for minorities to vent their feelings without "fearing the noose".
I come to the safe space centre to talk, to make friends and to laugh, and I learn lots of important information.
Thanks to a donation from the Burgesses of Aberdeen, the volunteers were able to buy the machine, which will be housed in their Safe Space truck.
Our children are unfortunate as they do not have enough safe space to play and have fun.
When older folk come in and intermix with teenagers, not surprisingly, teenagers no longer want to be there because how can a safe space for teenagers be recognized and marketed as such if adults are allowed in.