Girl Guides Canada: Guidelines for the Inclusion of Transgender members

Girl Guides of Canada-Guides du Canada (GGC) recognizes and values the richness of human diversity in its many forms, and therefore strives to ensure environments where girls and women from all walks of life, identities, and lived experiences feel a sense of belonging and can participate fully. As such, persons who live their lives as females are welcome to join GGC.

This document will assist Unit Guiders who are working with girls who identify as transgender. These guidelines will help you welcome and include transgender members in your unit, as well as work with transgender adult members or parents. In addition to these guidelines, if a girl or her parents/guardians have identified to you that she is transgender it is appropriate to reach out to them for input on accommodations. You may also reach out to the GGC Inclusivity Specialist at inclusivity@