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Society

LGBTQ2+ museum to be created in Ottawa

A Canadian advocacy group is raising funds to create the country’s first museum presenting historical and current stories of people who are gay, lesbian, bisexual, trans or of other gender or sexual minorities. The Canadian Centre for Gender and Sexual» 

Politics, Society

Apology and money to Canada’s LGBT community today

Canada’s federal Liberal government is set to announce a formal apology to Canada’s LGBT community today. The apology is in relation to legal and other actions taken against large numbers of public servants and military members in the years after» 

Politics, Society

Gay pride inclusiveness questioned as Toronto may pull its funding

It’s not about trying to save money, it’s about the principle” J.Campbell The annual gay pride parade in Toronto is a huge event attracting tens of thousands from around the region and internationally. The parade organizers, under pressure from a» 

Society

Canadian coffee chain Tim Hortons unblocks gay, lesbian website DailyXtra.com

The popular pan-Canadian coffee chain Tim Hortons has stopped blocking a gay and lesbian news website from its free in-store Wi-Fi networks. The decision came last week after an online backlash Friday after it was reported that the chain restricted customers from» 

Health, Society

Creating “accepting” retirement housing for lesbian and gay seniors

A national survey conducted last year by Toronto-based, Forum Research, found that 2.6 % of Canadians aged 55 or older identified themselves as being lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgendered (LGBT) This group of seniors often doesn’t have the traditional support»