Frequently Asked Questions
1. What is the guide about?
The guide is a comprehensive resource designed to support Two-Spirit, transgender, non-binary, and gender-diverse employees within the Federal Public Service. It offers valuable information, guidance, and resources to navigate the workplace with confidence and authenticity.
2. Who is the guide intended for?
The guide is specifically created for and by Two-Spirit, transgender, non-binary, and gender-diverse employees working within the Federal Public Service. However, allies in the workplace may also find some of the information useful.
3. What is the purpose of the guide?
The guide's primary purpose is to foster inclusivity and provide support for 2SLGBTQIA+ employees in the Federal Public Service. It aims to create a safe and comfortable working environment by offering practical advice and strategies for addressing various challenges faced by the community.
4. How can the guide be utilized?
The guide can be used as a valuable tool to navigate workplace challenges, such as coming out, addressing safety concerns, and establishing transition plans. It provides a step-by-step approach to inform colleagues about gender identity and expression and offers insights on obtaining necessary support within the organization. It also includes guidance on navigating the Public Service Health Care Plan.
5. Can the guide be updated in the future?
Yes, the guide is intended to be evergreen, meaning it will be periodically updated and enriched based on your feedback and suggestions, latest insights, best practices, and resources. This ensures its continued relevance and effectiveness in promoting inclusivity within the Federal Public Service.