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Since the BC Buman Rights Act was ieviseu to incluue piotections foi genuei iuentity anu expiession in
2uuS, BCTC has woikeu with a numbei of Bistiict agencies to ensuie compliance with the act. Below is a
list of aieas wheie woik is eithei ongoing, oi issues that still neeu to be auuiesseu.

To uate, BCTC has woik closely with the Bepaitment of Notoi vehicles, Bepaitment of Coiiections,
Netiopolitan Police Bepaitment, 0ffice of Buman Rights, BC Public Schools, anu the 0ffice of LuBT Affaiis.
These effoits have iesulteu in some of the most piogiessive tians-inclusive policies in the nation.

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Responsible Agency
Piioiities
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0ffice of LuBT
Affaiis¡Executive
0ffice of the Nayoi
! Auvocate foi appioval of compiehensive anti-bullying legislation.
! Suppoit amenument of BC vital Recoius Act to allow foi tians people to altei
theii biith ceitificates anu seal iecoius of such changes.
! Begin piocess foi ueciiminalizing sex woik: auvocate elimination of
Piostitution Fiee Zones as a fiist step.
! Nominate one oi moie tians people to seive on the Commission on Buman
Rights anu the LuBT Affaiis Auvisoiy Boaiu.
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0ffice of Buman
Rights
! Complete negotiation with the Bepaitment of Consumei anu Regulatoiy
Affaiis (BCRA) to ensuie that BCRA's bathioom iegulations comply with BC's
human iights iegulations.
! Allocate auequate staff anu funuing to ensuie that bathioom access, housing,
anu employment iights aie iespecteu anu enfoiceu.
! Bevelop an euucation campaign foi local establishments that outlines theii
obligations with iegaiu to tians iights.
0ffice of LuBT Affaiis ! Expanu tians-sensitive tiaining piogiam to all BC agencies, piioiitizing
customei seivice anu fiont-line peisonnel.
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Beputy Nayoi foi
Euucation
! Ensuie implementation of anti-bullying law by BC Public Schools, BC Chaitei
Schools, anu the 0niveisity of the Bistiict of Columbia.
0ffice of the State
Supeiintenuent of
Euucation
! Ensuie social stuuies¡human iights cuiiicula incluue mention of tians¡LuB
iights within the Bistiict of Columbia.
! Review anu implement tians-sensitive compiehensive sex euucation
cuiiicula.
BC Public Schools ! Auopt a tians stuuent policy that ensuies access to appiopiiate genuei-
segiegateu facilities, anu guaiantees that stuuents will be auuiesseu by self-
iuentifieu names anu pionouns.
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Beputy Nayoi foi
Buman Seivices

! Secuie funuing foi completion of BC Tians Neeus Assessment thiough
ielevant suboiuinate agencies.
! Ensuie collection of uata on tians people ieceiving seivices thiough all
suboiuinate agencies.
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Priorities for the Gray Administration May 3, 2011

Bepaitment of
Bealth
! Restoie funuing to vital public health piogiams seiving the tians community,
incluuing woik of Tiansgenuei Bealth Empoweiment anu BIPS.
! Cooiuinate with the 0ffice of LuBT Affaiis to piouuce a tians-inclusive LuBT
Bealth Repoit annually.
! Auopt the Tians Inclusive Bata Collection Recommenuations that have been
cieateu by the Centei foi Excellence in Tiansgenuei Bealth.
Chilu anu Family
Seivices Agency
! Iuentify tians anu genuei non-confoiming youth in custouy¡unuei
supeivision anu ensuie access to tians sensitive mental, euucational, anu
othei seivices.
! Ensuie that tians youth in custouy aie houseu safely, in accoiuance with
theii genuei iuentity¡expiession, anu that theii self-iuentifieu names anu
pionouns aie useu.
Bepaitment of
Buman Seivices
! Ensuie compliance with tians-sensitive homeless¡emeigency sheltei
housing policy.
Bepaitment of
Employment Seivices
! Ensuie funuing foi a tians-specific employment navigatoi anu cooiuinate
with tians seivice agencies to auveitise availability of such seivices.
! Bevelop anu implement taigeteu plans to ieuuce unemployment with BC's
tians communities.
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Beputy Nayoi foi
Public Safety
! Cooiuination with feueial agencies in the BC ciiminal justice system to
ensuie that BC's genuei iuentity¡expiession piotections aie iespecteu by BC
Couits, 0.S. Naishall's Seivice, CS0SA, Netio Tiansit Police, anu feueial
police agencies.
! Ensuie tians-sensitive seivices aie available to tians victims of ciime.
! Extenu NPB's tiansgenuei policy to incluve BC Piotective Seivice anu BC
Bousing Authoiity Police.
Netiopolitan Police
Bepaitment
! Complete implementation of ueneial 0iuei Su1.u2: Inteiactions with
Tiansgenuei People, as follows:
o Bevelop N00 with 0ffice of 0nifieu Communications on hanuling tians-
ielateu calls,
o Tiack tians-ielateu calls¡inciuents¡ciimes at uLL0,
o Ensuie systemic tiacking of tians-ielateu complaints against police
officeis.
o Ensuie that all officeis¡ieciuits ieceive basic tians¡LuB tiaining.
! Continue to impiove bias ciime iepoiting, anu piouuce an annual iepoit that
incluues tians-ielateu ciimes.
! Examine possible tienus in biaseu policing, paiticulaily ielateu to
enfoicement of anti-sex woik laws: ie-convene Biaseu Policing Task Foice.
! Foimalize SL0¡uLL0 tiaining aiiangement with LuBT community
oiganizations: allocate iemuneiation foi same.
Bepaitment of
Coiiections
! Review implementation of Piogiam Statement 4u2u.SB: uenuei
Classification anu Bousing in BC jail, Coiiectional Tieatment Facility, anu
halfway houses anu iepoit iesults.
! Ensuie that S-S tians community volunteeis aie appointeu to the
Tiansgenuei Committee, anu announce names of those volunteeis.
Bepaitment of Youth
Rehabilitative
Seivices
! Iuentify tians anu genuei non-confoiming youth in custouy¡unuei
supeivision anu ensuie access to tians sensitive mental, euucational, anu
othei seivices.
! Ensuie that tians youth in custouy aie houseu safely, in accoiuance with
theii genuei iuentity¡expiession, anu that theii self-iuentifieu names anu
pionouns aie useu.