PACBIC Committee meetings will be paused for fall 2022. Meetings will resume in winter 2023.
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Gender & Sexuality Working Group (G&S)

The Gender & Sexuality Working Group (G&S) aims to advocate for McMaster staff, faculty, and students part of gender and sexually diverse communities, including women, non-binary folks, and 2SLGBTQIA+ folks. G&S does this by: Creating space for gender and sexually diverse community members on campus through events and other programming; Identifying and recommending to the University, barriers facing gender and sexually diverse community members that prohibit their full engagement as staff, faculty, and students; and Challenging sexism, homophobia, heteronormativity, transphobia, transmisogyny, cisnormativity, bi-erasure, and other forms of discrimination and violence facing these communities.

Navigating the Intersections of Spiritual and 2STLGBQIA+ Identities

March 2022

Hosted in collaboration with the Race, Racialization & Racism and Interfaith working groups.

This panel invited McMaster University staff, faculty, students, and community members into a discussion about navigating and nurturing the intersections between spiritual and 2STLGBQIA+ identities.


  • Aaron Jacobs
    Youth Programming Support Worker, 2-Spirited People of the 1st Nations
  • Zachary Kroezen
    Research Assistant, McMaster University
  • Dr. Arig al Shaibah
    Associate Vice-President, Equity and Inclusion, McMaster University
  • Emunah Woolf
    Director, MSU Maccess

Understanding Trans and Gender-Diverse Student Experiences of Online Learning

August 2021

Read the Report

The report serves as a tangible—albeit introductory—resource for cisgender instructors to create more inclusive spaces for trans students in online, hybrid, and in-person learning.