Colby-Sawyer recognizes that some members of the college community have a gender identity that does not correlate with the sex they were assigned at birth. Creating an environment in which all transgender and gender expansive students, faculty and staff members are respected and valued is important to the college.
Colby-Sawyer acknowledges that there may be challenges as new practices are implemented, but the college will do its best to minimize any negative impacts.
Baird Health & Counseling Center and the Stock Sports Medicine Clinic support and treat students with respect, and recognition of individuality including privacy of treatment and personal care. The support centers provide an environment for students to feel socially, emotionally and physically safe irrespective of race, religion, culture, gender identity and sexual orientation.
Harvard Pilgrim provides health care coverage for gender affirmation surgery. Please contact Harvard Pilgrim directly to verify coverage details.
Questions about our LGBTQ policies or processes should be directed to our campus LGBTQ Liaison:
Kathleen Farrell, Ph.D.
Professor of Sociology