The University of Toronto is warning faculty, staff and students of specific threats made on social media towards individual members of the trans community.
While the source of the threats have not yet been identified the statement from U of T reads:
We condemn these threats. We are working closely with University of Toronto Campus Police, Toronto Police Service, and the U of T Community Safety Office to support the individuals who have received these threats. The situation is being actively monitored.
The University of Toronto is proud of our diverse community and supports a safe environment for all of our members. As expressed in our Statement on Prohibited Discrimination and Discriminatory Harassment, we deplore the targeting of individuals and communities on the basis of gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, religion, race or any other ground of prohibited discrimination.
More to come as this story develops.