Highlights / LGBTQ2

Health

Governments in Canada act to ban conversion therapy

The Canadian government is urging all governments at different levels to take action against any therapy that seeks to repair or convert a person’s sexual orientation. Several municipal and provincial governments have already acted to end conversion therapy and the» 

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» 

International

Canada calls on Russia to investigate reported anti-gay persecution in Chechnya

Canada has joined a chorus of human rights groups and international agencies calling on Russia to investigate reported persecution of members of the LGBTQ2 people in Chechnya. There are allegations that at least 100 people have been detained in Chechnya» 

Politics, Society

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»