The Centre for Women and Trans People Trans Inclusion Policy

The Centre for Women and Trans People Trans Inclusion Policy

This policy reflects The Centre for Women and Trans People’s commitment to anti-oppression practices in relation to all Two-Spirit, trans, and intersex folk (volunteers, Collective members, employees, and service-users) and ensures that their rights are respected and protected.

Author: The Centre for Women and Trans People Source: The Centre for Women and Trans People at the University of Toronto Website: http://womenscentre.sa.utoronto.ca Origin Country: Canada Publish Date: 2008 Publication City: Toronto Languages: .Resource Type: , .Resource Topics: .Target Audiences: , . Last Modified: 2014-09-09

This policy reflects The Centre for Women and Trans People’s commitment to anti-oppression practices in relation to all Two-Spirit, trans, and intersex folk (volunteers, Collective members, employees, and service-users) and ensures that their rights are respected and protected.

The aims are:

• To ensure the rights of Two-Spirit, trans, and intersex folk at The Centre.
• To create a safe space for Two-Spirit, trans, and intersex folk.
• To actively unlearn transphobic attitudes and behaviours.
• To understand and actively dismantle the common barriers as identified by Two-Spirit, trans, and intersex folk.
• To make clear that exclusion of Two-Spirit, trans, and intersex folk is an injury to all.
• To acknowledge the history of exclusion of Two-Spirit, trans, and intersex folk including in women’s organizations and the institution of feminism.
• To contribute to a culture of inclusivity and welcome for Two-Spirit, trans, and intersex folk.