Parenting, Student Life

Trans Awareness Week

November 14-18 is Trans Awareness Week at the University of Toronto. November 20 is Trans Day of Remembrance & Resilience. The Family Care Office supports trans and nonbinary students, faculty, librarians, and staff and their family members and denounces transphobic discrimination and violence everywhere.

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Trans Awareness Awareness Week events are being held across U of T’s three campuses.

Looking for children’s books that include trans characters and challenge gender assumptions that contribute to transphobia? Check out these webpages:

Resources for caregivers and parents can be found around the university, Toronto and beyond. There are also many groups and supports for children and young people.

Did you know that U of T recently added gender affirmation coverage to insurance for both non-unionized employees and staff who are members of the United Steelworkers Union? Read the U of T News story. Coverage extends to anyone under your insurance.