This section includes information and education about trans issues for allies. Specifically, this section includes tools for faculty, staff, students, and community members to better understand trans issues, how to be an ally and advocate for trans people, and ways to intervene as a bystander when you hear or see transphobic behavior.

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Resources

What are Pronouns?

Gender Inclusive Pronouns

Tips for Allies of Transgender People

PDF iconTransWorks: Tips for Creating a Trans-Inclusive Workplace

PDF iconTransWorks: Tips for Human Resources Professionals to Create a Trans-Inclusive Workplace

Being an Ally 

Trans Care: Quick Tips for Medical Providers

Multicultural Resources for Staff (University of Iowa Office of the Vice President for Student Life)

Training for Faculty, Staff, and Students

The University of Iowa LGBTQ Safe Zone Project 

Building University of Iowa Leadership for Diversity (BUILD)

Guiding Documents

Dear Colleague Letter on Transgender Students

Examples of Policies and Emerging Practices for Supporting Transgender Students

The Report of the 2015 U.S. Transgender Survey: Executive Summary