Gender & Sexuality

Clubs & Services for Students

McGill University Sexual Identity Centre (MUSIC)

Provides specialized mental health care to individuals, couples and families with sexual orientation and gender identity issues.

Website: https://www.mcgill.ca/musicmentalhealth/

McGill Women in Leadership Student Association

A SSMU-affiliated and student-run organization dedicated to providing students with the information and support network necessary to tap into their full potential not only as professionals, but as students and young people.

Website: https://mcgillwil.org/

Promoting Opportunities for Women in Engineering

A philanthropic group under the Engineering Undergraduate Society (EUS) here to help discover, mold, support and promote every girl who nestled the ambition to adorn an iron ring.

Website: https://www.powe.mcgilleus.ca/

Queer McGill

A social, political, and informational support service for queer students, by queer students.

Website: https://www.facebook.com/QueerMcGill/

Queer Grad Club

A social group dedicated to foster community among LGBTQ+ graduate and post-graduate students at McGill University.

Website: https://www.facebook.com/thequeergradclub/

Queer Engineer (McGill)

Hosts events and spaces for the queer community in McGill Engineering to get together, make connections, and learn from each other and the greater queer/STEM community.

Website: https://www.facebook.com/QueerEngineerMcGill/

Women in Physics

The Department of Physics has an active Women in Physics program that aims to mentor and foster the community of women in physics.

Website: https://www.facebook.com/wipmcgill/

Shag Shop

McGill's online safer sex & health boutique and your resource for sexual health information. We sell a variety of condoms, lubricants, toys, alternative menstrual products, and more, all at low prices.

Website: https://www.mcgill.ca/healthymcgill/shagshop

Subcommittee on Queer People

A subcommittee of the Joint-Board Senate Committee on Equity (JBSCE) committed to ensuring equity for queer people at McGill.

Website: https://www.mcgill.ca/queerequity/

The Union for Gender Empowerment

An anti-racist trans feminist service of the Student Society of McGill University (SSMU).

Website: https://www.facebook.com/UGEMcGill/

Desautels Women in Business

Desautels Women in Business is dedicated to advancing the success of women interested in the corporate world by providing a platform on which their specific concerns and challenges can be addressed proactively.

Website: https://www.facebook.com/desautelswomeninbusiness/

HealthQueer Professionals

HealthQueer Professionals is an open club for all medical and dental students identifying as members of the LGBTQ+ community, as well as straight and cis allies. Its aim is to enhance and sustain the health and well-being of the queer community within the two faculties at McGill.

Website: https://www.facebook.com/groups/hqpmcgill/

McGill Women in Computer Science

Seeks to cultivate a warm, open-minded community of techies dedicated to supporting and encouraging women and non-binary people in computer science.

Website: https://www.facebook.com/McWiCS/

OutLaw at McGill

OutLaw is a club for queer (including but not limited to gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, tran(s)sexual, two-spirited, asexual, intersex, pansexual, questioning, and anyone who identifies with the queer moniker) students and their straight allies.

Website: https://www.lsa-aed.ca/Clubs/Outlaw-at-McGill

Women of Colour Collective

The Women of Colour Collective of McGill Law (WOCC) provides a supportive space for women from racialized backgrounds, Indigenous women, and trans people of color at McGill’s Faculty of Law. By providing cultural, social, professional, educational, and community service programs, the WOCC advances the needs of women and trans people of colour, thereby enriching the educational experience at McGill Law.

Website: https://www.lsa-aed.ca/Clubs/Women-of-Colour-Collective-%2F-Collectif-des-femmes-racis%C3%A9es

Services for Staff

Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP)

A free and confidential service offering short-term counseling and referral services. Also available to each employee's spouse and dependent children.

Website: https://www.mcgill.ca/hr/benefits/eap

Phone: 1-844-880-9142

McGill University Sexual Identity Centre (MUSIC)

Provides specialized mental health care to individuals, couples and families with sexual orientation and gender identity issues.

Website: https://www.mcgill.ca/cosum/

Shag Shop

McGill's online safer sex & health boutique and your resource for sexual health information. We sell a variety of condoms, lubricants, toys, alternative menstrual products, and more, all at low prices.

Website: https://www.mcgill.ca/healthymcgill/shagshop

Subcommittee on Queer People

A subcommittee of the Joint-Board Senate Committee on Equity (JBSCE) committed to ensuring equity for queer people at McGill.

Website: https://www.mcgill.ca/queerequity/

McGill Policies

Preferred First Name

Students may use a Preferred First Name while studying at McGill.

Your preferred first name is the name by which you are normally addressed, and can be different than your legal first name.

Since 2009, students at McGill have been able to use their preferred first name for certain purposes while studying at McGill. For more information on using your preferred first name, please visit McGill's Student Records website.

Please note that the preferred first name procedure will not change your name on all McGill internal documents.

 

 


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For more information about traditional territory and tips on how to make a land acknowledgement, visit our Land Acknowledgement webpage.


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