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2SLGBTQ+ Terms & Concepts

This resource provides foundational understandings of language and concepts in relation to identity and sexual and gender diversity. Terms can mean different things to different people. This resource is an entry point to offer some…

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All About Pronouns

What is gender identity, gender expression and why do pronouns matter? Gender identity is each person’s internal and individual sense of being a woman, a man, both, neither, or anywhere along the gender spectrum. Gender…

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Accessing Gender-Affirming Health Care Benefits for Staff, Faculty & Librarians

Benefits offered by each health plan are different. Staff, faculty and librarians can confirm which plan they are enrolled in by reviewing information on the HR Service Centre.  For some employees, GreenShield coverage now includes…

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Changing Your TCard

Once you have changed your name with your Registrar, business officer or HR contact, you can also change your TCard. Changes to your display first name will not be reflected on your TCard. In order…

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Changing Your Email Address

Once you have changed your name, you can also change your email address. Go to utorid.utoronto.ca to make changes and change your email address. You can also change your display name, i.e. the name that…

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Staff & Faculty Name and/or Gender Change in HRIS

The University of Toronto has simple ways for staff and faculty to have their name and/or gender changed in HRIS (Human Resource Information System). Display first name can be changed by adding a display first…

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Positive Space Committee

Creating and identifying safer and more inclusive spaces for 2Spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, and other sexual and gender diverse students, staff, faculty, librarians, and allies at the University of Toronto.  The Positive Space…

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QUTE (Queer U of T Employees)

Queer University of Toronto Employees (QUTE) is an employee resource group for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) staff and faculty who work at the University of Toronto. Run by a small team of…

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Setting Display First Name

The University of Toronto has a simple, single-source application for students, staff, faculty and librarians to add and/or update an individual’s display first name on certain university systems: Quercus, UTMail, and ESS (an updated list…

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