Yes. On December 18, 2003, the University of California nondiscrimination policies were revised to clarify that discrimination on the basis of gender identity is prohibited. The affected policies and statements:
- University of California Nondiscrimination and Affirmative Action Policy Regarding Academic and Staff Employment
- Nondiscrimination and Affirmative Action Policy Statement for University of California Publications Regarding Employment Practices
- Nondiscrimination Policy Statement for University of California Publications Regarding Student-Related Matters
- Personnel Policies for Staff Members 12, Nondiscrimination in Employment
- Academic Personnel Policy 035, Affirmative Action and Nondiscrimination in Employment.
- UC San Diego's Principles of Community
The changes incorporate the addition of "gender identity" as a protected status under the California Fair Employment and Housing Act, which became effective January 1, 2004.