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Added on: 10/20/2020
10/19/2020
A group of schoolboys in Canada wore skirts to school recently to protest systemic forms of oppression against queer students, along with a dress code that inhibits…

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Added on: 10/07/2020
10/04/2020
Twitter users are flooding the #ProudBoys hashtag on social media with images of LGBTQI+ pride, displacing posts made by neo-Nazis and white supremacists using the tag. Proud…

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Added on: 09/26/2020
09/26/2020
Why were sexual and gender minority people more affected by layoffs, and saw their physical and mental health impacted more severely than Canadians overall as COVID-19 spread…

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Added on: 07/29/2020
Supportive communities and a progressive political climate can help combat LGBT teen suicides, especially among girls, new UBC school of nursing research shows. “Consistent evidence has indicated…

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Added on: 07/03/2020
06/29/2020
Losses attributed to COVID-19 have forced a popular LGBTQ nightclub in Fredericton to close its doors. Boom! Nightclub’s drag performances, shimmery curtains and colourful parties featuring glow…

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Added on: 06/18/2020
06/17/2020
In 2017, Sarah Hegazi was arrested and said she was tortured for waving a rainbow gay pride flag at a concert in Cairo. Last weekend, the 30-year-old…

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Added on: 05/27/2020
After four years of waiting, he had the ticket booked: Nairobi, Frankfurt, Toronto. He had fled Uganda’s violent homophobia, survived in neighboring Kenya, where it’s only a…

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Added on: 05/11/2020
Todd Ross was a naval combat information operator on the HMCS Saskatchewan in 1989 when he was called out over the public address system, escorted off the…

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Added on: 04/19/2020
04/15/2020
Menz and Mollyz, described as Halifax’s only dedicated LGBTQ bar and one of the few safe spaces for the community, is closing permanently. The bar and performance…

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Added on: 03/08/2020
03/07/2020
Saskatoon’s mayor says a poster campaign spreading “fear and hate” that targeted OUTSaskatoon and the Saskatoon Open Door Society has no place in the city. The posters,…

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Added on: 03/01/2020
02/29/2020
The persistence of mental health hardships among gay and bisexual men, which endure even as LGBTQ people gain greater acceptance and civil rights, can be explained at…

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Added on: 02/13/2020
02/12/2020
Senegal’s President Macky Sall on Wednesday defended his country’s ban on same-sex activity, saying during a visit from Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau that it “has nothing…

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Added on: 01/05/2020
01/03/2020
Advocates in the Washington LGBTQ community on Thursday blasted a judge’s decision to set bail at $750,000 for a man charged with a hate crime in the…

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Added on: 12/28/2019
A Canadian transgender activist who worked to raise awareness about transphobia was killed in Toronto, Canada’s The Globe and Mail reported. Julie Berman was found by police…

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Added on: 12/27/2019
12/27/2019
A study conducted in 20 countries across the globe has shown that prejudice and discrimination against the LGBT community remains deep-rooted. In order to determine the ways…

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Added on: 11/25/2019
11/24/2019
The goals are big for an all-transgender hockey team known as Team Trans. Comprised of more than a dozen players from Canada and the United States, it’s…

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Added on: 11/19/2019
11/18/2019
Transgender children are no more or less likely than other children to conform to gender stereotypes in how they dress and play, suggesting they have a strong…

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Added on: 10/02/2019
09/28/2019
A rally promoting unity was held Saturday in response to an anti-LGBTQ Christian group’s march through the city’s gay village. A group of evangelicals with the Christ…

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Added on: 07/29/2019
07/28/2019
Devin Moore, Tim Gottschall and Rouge Fatale took the homophobic words spray-painted in red on a Dartmouth apartment and raised it a rainbow. Rouge Fatale and Moore,…

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Added on: 07/15/2019
07/13/2019
The groups stand separated by temporary metal fencing and a line of police officers. On one side, Canadian flags and yellow vests. The other, rainbow flags and…

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Added on: 06/18/2019
06/17/2019
Tempers flared between pro- and anti-trans rights protestors in Vancouver on Saturday (15 June). Several hundred people from both sides converged outside the Vancouver Art Gallery in…

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Added on: 05/27/2019
05/26/2019
The latest advert from Gillette features a trans man being taught how to shave for the first time by his dad. The advert, as part of the…

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Added on: 04/27/2019
04/25/2019
A new space in downtown Regina will be a hub for queer and trans youth — one that organizers hope will help combat problems like depression and…

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Added on: 04/17/2019
04/16/12019
A new dollar coin designed to commemorate 50 years of homosexual rights has sparked a dual backlash — from both members of Canada’s LGBT community and from…

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Added on: 04/15/2019
04/12/2019
OutSaskatoon says $1.1 million in new federal funding to provide support for LGBT people, particularly youth, who are survivors of gender-based violence will help the organization make…

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Added on: 04/14/2019
04/11/2019
The cancellation of an LGBT Pride festival in Edmonton, Canada is both shocking and cause for concern. It comes in the same year that Pride festivals around…

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Added on: 04/12/2019
04/10/2019
Two city councillors and the mayor of Castlegar have condemned controversial comments made during a question period at last week’s televised council meeting. During question period, resident…

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Added on: 04/08/2019
04/07/2019
The owner of Le Drague Cabaret Club in Quebec City filed a complaint with police after a hate message was discovered on social media — a message…

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Added on: 04/06/2019
04/01/2019
Most people think parents should not be notified when their children join gay-straight alliance groups at school, according to a recent survey of more than 74,000 people…

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Added on: 04/01/2019
03/29/2019
Hundreds of people marched in southwest Calgary Thursday in support of gay-straight alliances, and to oppose a plan that they say could see LGBT kids outed without…