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Added on: 09/13/2021
TORONTO — Two-spirit filmmaker Bretten Hannam says they hope their new film “Wildhood” will inspire and open doors for more movie makers to show the lives Indigenous…

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Added on: 08/23/2021
In 1969, former prime minister Pierre Elliot Trudeau decriminalized “homosexuality” in Canadian civil society declaring “there’s no place for the state in the bedrooms of the nation.”…

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Added on: 08/20/2021
08/19/2021
The Rainbow Railroad is a global NGO providing aid and asylum to LGBT+ people around the world. Since its founding it’s helped more than 1,600 LGBT+ people…

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Added on: 08/16/2021
08/15/2021
A new project launched by the Association for New Canadians is working to create a safe and welcoming environment for LGBTQ immigrants and refugees coming into Newfoundland…

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Added on: 08/02/2021
A new Vancouver-based production house, formed to tell stories of gay Indo-Canadians through the medium of cinema, will soon release its first documentary feature that explores the…

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Added on: 07/28/2021
07/27/2021
Vancouver will be awash with rainbow flags this weekend as people celebrate LGBTQ pride and yet, while the city is perceived by many as an inclusive and…

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Added on: 07/01/2021
06/30/2021
OTTAWA, June 30 (Reuters) – A pledge by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to ban LGBT conversion therapy has been delayed until at least September, after an…

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Added on: 06/22/2021
06/22/2021
OTTAWA, June 22 (Reuters) – Canada’s House of Commons on Tuesday passed a bill criminalizing LGBT conversion therapy 263 to 63, handing a win to the minority…

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Added on: 06/16/2021
06/15/2021
Canada is now home to about one million people who identify as members of the LGBTQ community, with people under the age of 25 accounting for a…

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Added on: 06/10/2021
06/08/2021
A gay Winnipeg couple have lost their fight to have their marriage of nearly five decades registered by the province of Manitoba. Chris Vogel and Richard North…

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Added on: 05/19/2021
05/18/2021
As conservative states seek to limit transgender rights in the United States, double Grammy Award-nominated singer Rufus Wainwright said Americans should not forget the hardships faced by…

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Added on: 05/11/2021
BURLINGTON, Ontario — While a Catholic school district in Ontario failed to pass a proposal to fly the rainbow-colored LGBT Pride Flag outside schools in June, the…

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Added on: 05/01/2021
“We’re not rescuing. We’re not saving. We’re walking in solidarity with them.” So says Rainbow Refugee’s Chris Morrisey in Sean Horlor and Steve J. Adams new film…

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Added on: 04/24/2021
4/23/21
After the pandemic wiped out decades of progress for gender equality in Canada, most especially in terms of women’s participation in the workforce, the Liberal government’s budget…

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Added on: 04/17/2021
4/16/21
For trans people, navigating the judicial system can feel daunting at the best of times, and unsafe at worst. If you have to present in court, how…

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Added on: 04/14/2021
04/12/2021
Nearly five decades after they tied the knot, a gay Winnipeg couple is still fighting to have their marriage registered by the Manitoba government. “We’re dealing with…

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Added on: 03/29/2021
03/28/2021
Toronto’s Church-Wellesley neighbourhood, bustling and even ebullient in better days, has survived more than a year of COVID-19 lockdown measures, but not without loss. Though a few…

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Added on: 02/23/2021
02/22/2021
Branching off from a high school club, Positive Space Nunavut aims to create inclusive spaces, culturally relevant resources and eventually jobs for sexually and gender-diverse Nunavummiut. The…

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Added on: 02/22/2021
02/21/2021
New housing for transgender, two-spirit and gender-diverse people is set to start accepting residents in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. Ross-Aoki House, a century-old 24-room hotel, was purchased by…

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Added on: 02/17/2021
02/15/2021
Trans, non-binary and gender divergent immigrants and refugees living in British Columbia now have a support group to call their very own. Beyond Borders and Binaries, a…

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Added on: 01/30/2021
1/29/21
On their farm outside of Montreal, Eby and Jenna are just two parents raising a family. But it’s been a long process to get the courts to…

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Added on: 01/25/2021
01/24/2021
A right-wing politician has been voted out of his party for a series of actions that officials found contrary to their party’s conservative values. That ostensibly includes…

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Added on: 01/05/2021
Cancer doesn’t discriminate, but the health care system does. That’s the key message behind a new initiative co-developed by a University of the Fraser Valley professor aimed…

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Added on: 12/26/2020
12/24/2020
Lawyers, witnesses, defendents, and other individuals in court proceedings in British Columbia will now have to specify a gendered title – Mr., Ms., Mx., or “Counsel” –…

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Added on: 12/22/2020
12/21/2020
“We want this resolution to remind all our LGBTQ2+ citizens that you are embraced in our community and your Métis government, and we are proud of who…

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Added on: 12/12/2020
12/11/2020
The Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police (CACP) has apologized for its historical mistreatment of LGBTQ communities in Canada. In a video message CACP president Bryan Larkin,…

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Added on: 11/29/2020
Rainbow Railroad is a charitable organization that should be on everybody’s lips right now. What they are able to accomplish is beyond incredible and super admirable. Rainbow…

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Added on: 11/28/2020
11/27/2020
Eric Duncan, the first openly gay Conservative MP, laced into the federal health minister Thursday over the Liberals failure to end a ban on gay men donating…

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Added on: 11/16/2020
11/15/2020
Aiden Falkenberg was in Grade 11 when they found out conversion therapy was still legal in Canada. They were with a friend, Mercedes Bacon-Traplin, when the two…

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Added on: 11/10/2020
11/10/2020
Rainbow Railroad, the Canadian-based international organization that helps LGBTQI people around the globe escape violence and persecution, has launched its #60in60 campaign, which aims to raise $600,000…