Rainbow resources

Here is some great in-depth reading material on two very relevant topics: how to support your transgender and non-binary students and protection against discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation or gender identity.

Measures for openness to and support for transgender and non-binary students - a guide for educational institutions

This comprehensive guide was prepared by the Quebec National Forum of education networks for the struggle against homophobia and transphobia (‘Table nationale de lutte contre l’homophobie et la transphobie des réseaux de l’éducation’) a tripartite organisation, which includes government, employers and unions as well as parents’ and students’ associations. The guide in English and French provides practical suggestions for education institutions to implement specific measures to support transgender and non-binary students.


Information paper on protection against sexual orientation, gender identity and expression and sexual characteristics (SOGIESC) discrimination - by Constance Thomas with Catherine Weber,  International Labour Organization ILO, May 2019 

This paper sets out and analyses law and practice in 84 countries in relation to discrimination in employment on grounds of sexual orientation or gender identity. It is available in English, French and Spanish.