Resources to Help Promote Gender Equality and an Inclusive Workspace


Promoting Equality and Gender Inclusive Language

Language plays a significant part in our daily interaction with people as well as our surroundings. Below is some useful information to promote the use of gender inclusive and factual language. This is especially helpful for daily interactions with staff and customers, as well as setting an inclusive tone for your workspace culture. Review the materials you are using at your workspace, and if in doubt, utilize these resources, and always discuss as a team!


Utilizing Gender Inclusive Language / Princeton University

Inclusive Language in Four Easy Steps  / Harvard Extension School

Editorial Style Guide / Boston University


LGBTQIA Glossary Resources

LGBTQIA Ally Resources - UC Davis LGBTQIA Resource Center Glossary page

The terms and definitions below are always evolving and changing and often mean different things to different people.  They are provided below as a starting point for discussion and understanding.  This Glossary has been collectively built and collected by the staff members of the LGBTQIA+ Resource Center since the early 2000s.  


An Online Exercise for Practicing the use of Preferred Pronouns


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