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Items of interest for the Committee on Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation Issues.

BurneyHonoring UC San Diego’s diversity champions

22nd annual Diversity Awards recognize exceptional contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion, including work by GISOI co-chair Jennifer Burney

Regarding guidance on Title IX and transgender students

“All of us working together can continue to improve the climate for our entire community, including our transgender community. Please take time today to imagine how you might be able to improve the UC San Diego experience for our transgender community. Then start to do it. We all have a part to play.” - Shaun Travers, UC San Diego campus diversity officer and GISOI consultant

UC statement of support for transgender members of its community

The University of California, in accordance with state law and in keeping with its own principles of nondiscrimination, will continue to ensure that its transgender students, faculty and staff have unrestricted access to restrooms that conform to their gender identities.

Know thyself

For Hillary Whittington, Marshall ’04, and Vivienne Ming, Muir ’00, the road to self-discovery was marked by courage, acceptance and the will to live an authentic life.

Gender ClinicUC San Diego physicians head clinic offering care to children with gender identity issues

The Gender Management Clinic at Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego provides compassionate and comprehensive care to children and adolescents experiencing gender identity issues and their families. The center serves youth of all ages, some as young as 5 and up to 21 years of age, although most are in their teens.