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Guide to Gender Identity and Affirmation in the Workplace

Yale University is committed to supporting employees with expressing and affirming gender identity. This updated guide aims to provide information to employees at Yale University, with the intention of fostering work environments that are inclusive of all gender identities and expressions. Those who may find this guide useful includes but is not limited to:

  • Gender diverse employees
  • Human Resource Generalists and managers
  • Workgroups which provide support to employees
  • Allies

An inclusive workplace benefits everyone, and can positively impact the retention and recruitment of a diverse, talented and fulfilled workforce.

The goals of this guide include:

  • To offer guidance on language that is respectful and inclusive
  • To offer guidance on steps one might take when pursuing a gender transition
  • To provide contact information for University resources, as well as for local and national resources
Office of LGBTQ Resources
135 Prospect St
New Haven, CT 06511
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Last modified: 
Thursday, July 13, 2023