In 2004, the Vancouver School Board approved a policy to protect LGBTTQ students, staff and families from harassment and discrimination. This was a positive step, but didn’t provide specific guidelines around how to accommodate the unique needs of trans* and gender non-conforming students in school. Click here to view the 2004 policy.
In April 2014, the Vancouver School Board proposed amendments to its Sexual Orientation and Gender Identities policy to enhance the safety and inclusion of students with diverse gender identities.
Click here to view the initially proposed policy
After public consultation, further revisions were made to the proposed policy. Click here to see the latest version of the proposed policy.