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Gender and Sexual Equity

Gender and Sexual Equity for Students

Join KPU's Pride to connect with other LGB2SQ+ people and allies.  

Preferred Name 

To update your preferred or chosen name, complete the Student Information Change form and submit to Student Enrolment Services

Student email addresses are in the form of with some variation to account for students sharing the same name. When updating your preferred name, if you would also like to have your KPU email address updated, be sure this is indicated on the Student Information Change form.​


KPU has gender inclusive washrooms located at:

  • Surrey: Arbutus 1814, Main 1895 and Cedar 1256 and 1258
  • Richmond: Room 1436 (near Boardroom 1420)
  • Langley: Room 1802 (near Student Enrollment Services)
  • Tech: Room 1606 (near the café)
  • Civic Plaza: All bathrooms are individual – 1-2 accessible on each floor


Gender and Sexual Equity Books

Book cover: Everything I learned, I learned in a Chinese restaurant : a memoir / Curtis Chin
Book cover: Gender is really strange / Teddy G. Goetz, MD, MS ; art by Sophie Standing
Book cover: None of the above : reflections on life beyond the binary / Travis Alabanza ; foreword by Alok Vaid-Menon
Book cover: Queer : a graphic history / Meg-John Barker ; Julia Scheele.
Book cover:  Dismantling everyday discrimination : microaggressions toward LGBTQ people / By Kevin Leo Yabut Nadal.
Book cover: Critical perspectives in public health feminisms / edited by Renée Monchalin.
Book cover: The stigma matrix : gender, globalization, and the agency of Pakistan's frontline women / Fauzia Husain
Book cover : This Arab is queer : an anthology by LGBTQ+ Arab writers / edited by Elias Jahshan
Book cover : The feminist killjoy handbook : the radical potential of getting in the way / Sara Ahmed