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The Chancellor’s Committee on LGBT* IssuesThe Chancellor’s Committee on LGBT Issues is a campus committee whose members are representative of campus constituencies. Its function is to offer advice and assistance to the Chancellor, Provost and Equal Opportunity Officer ensuring that the voices of LGBT employees and students are heard and that equal opportunities for LGBT employees and students continue to be carried out as fundamental responsibilities of the institution and are carried out appropriately in all aspects of employment and student life.
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The University of California has added questions pertaining to gender identity and sexual orientation to all college applications in an effort to collect demographic data. Not many colleges and universities have any data relating to its LGBT* community, which could … Continue reading
Not everyone is a Mr. or a Ms. With gender identity bringing to light that not everyone adheres to the binary, the Oxford English Dictionary announced it will add “Mx.” to its dictionary. This is a huge step to bringing … Continue reading
Last week the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) delivered a landmark ruling that employees must have access to restroom facilities consistent with their gender identity. In other words: transgender people can’t be forced to use the wrong restroom AND they … Continue reading
According to a newly-published UW-Madison study, transgendered Wisconsin high school students believe a shift is taking place within the educational system, from more awareness and acceptance about transgender identity to producing solutions which benefit transgender students’ needs and accommodations. In … Continue reading