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Talking about transgender rights in Canada: news and reports from RCI


The English language, gender rights, free speech laws, a professor under siege

It is to say the least, a complicated and controversial situation. Gender activists who are transgender or who identify as neither male nor female (“non-binary”) or who otherwise identify themselves as being somewhere along the gender continuum, want to be» 

Liberals move to repeal Criminal Code anal sex provision

The Liberal government of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has introduced legislation to repeal a law that courts and critics have long said unfairly criminalizes the sexual activity of gay and bisexual men. Canada’s Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould introduced today the» 

British Columbia will upgrade transgender rights

British Columbia will amend human-rights legislation to protect transgender people, joining seven other provinces and one territory that have already changed their regulations. The announcement was made Wednesday in Vancouver by B.C. Minister of Justice Suzanne Anton. She was accompanied» 

Canada could adopt gender-neutral passports, says LGBTQ2 expert

 A passenger holds a Canadian passport before boarding a flight in Ottawa on Jan 23, 2007.
A passenger holds a Canadian passport before boarding a flight in Ottawa on Jan 23, 2007. © PC/TOM HANSON

Canada moves forward with legislation to guarantee the rights of transgender people across the country

Charlie Lowthian-Rickert is comforted by her dad, Chris Rickert, her mom, Anne Lowthian, right, and friends following Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould’s launch of the transgender rights bill. © PC/Sean Kilpatrick

Legislation that guarantees legal and human rights protection for transgender people has been introduced in Canada’s House of Commons. Charlie Lowthian-Rickert is comforted by her dad, Chris Rickert, her mom, Anne Lowthian, right, and friends following Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould’s» 

U.S. transgender pianist found ‘salvation’ in Canada

Classical pianist Sara Davis Buechner poses in Montreal, June 3, 2014, before a concert. © Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press
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One comment on “Talking about transgender rights in Canada: news and reports from RCI
  1. Avatar Andrey says:

    Love how progressive Canada is. It’s pretty much always on the top of social development, alongside a few countries in Europe. Oh Canada!