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Estheticians don’t have to wax trans woman’s male genitalia, tribunal rules

The British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal has ruled against a transgender woman who brought 15 discrimination complaints after she was refused genital waxing services at more than a dozen beauty salons. In a decision released Tuesday, the tribunal also ordered »


‘Male genitalia’ policy lands Toronto women’s-only spa in hot water

A women’s-only, clothing-optional spa in Toronto has set off a social media firestorm after it allegedly turned away a transgender person because of a policy forbidding male genitalia. Critics have accused Body Blitz spa, which operates two spas in the »