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How research is helping win the fight for trans rights

According to UCLA researchers, there are many reasons to be hopeful about trans rights — despite a flurry of anti-trans legislation in the U.S.


Find information about transgender and nonbinary health benefits

A new page on UCnet outlines resources for transgender and nonbinary colleagues — including downloadable fact sheets and info for all UC health plans.


New presidential policy addresses gender recognition and lived names

The new presidential policy will ensure that all individuals are identified by their accurate gender identity and lived or preferred name at UC.


UC Health hospitals are recognized for LGBTQ health care equality

The Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2020 Healthcare Equality Index has named UC Health hospitals throughout California as LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leaders. Learn more about this prestigious accolade.


Five years ago, love won: Here’s how research makes progress possible

In 2015, the Supreme Court upheld a right to marriage for gay couples. One of the key elements to winning this battle was research — particularly one UC researcher’s groundbreaking study in the 1940s that showed being gay is not a mental illness.


Gender pronouns: Learn how you can be more inclusive

The Gender Pronoun Initiative shares how you can make the workplace more inclusive to trans, non-binary and gender non-conforming colleagues through simple changes to how you approach pronouns in the workplace.


Introducing the Gender Pronoun Initiative

With sponsorship from UCOP executive leadership, a new interdepartmental initiative is working to encourage an inclusive workplace culture — one pronoun at a time.


UCOP at Oakland Pride

Come show your UC and Oakland Pride!  On September 8, UCOP, UC Berkeley and UCSF will be marching together to celebrate the cultures and diversity of Oakland and the East Bay! Meet at Oakland City


Facebook Live: LGBTQ identity and relationships

On June 25, catch a Facebook Live with UC researchers about their celebrated work studying the transformations in LGBTQ identity and relationships over three generations. Audience questions and comments are welcome!


LBGTQ+ @ Work: The importance of diversity and inclusivity

On June 11 at noon, the UC Virtual Career series presents its next episode. Catch a sneak-peek interview with UC Irvine alumna Krystianne Avedian, a role model for LGBTQ+ leadership in the workplace.