A coalition of LGBT activists is asking the Canadian government for a cohesive strategy to support gender and sexual minorities abroad. “There is a tremendous opportunity for Canadian civil society [. . .] to work with the Canadian government on how to really move Canada into a smart, leadership role in supporting the human rights of LGBT people around the world,” says Doug Kerr, head of the Dignity Initiative. The Dignity Initiative was formed after the 2014 World Pride in Toronto, and aims to connect existing human rights organizations from around the country.
June 3 / Daily Xtra