This story is part of “Still Fighting”, a series exploring the past 50 years of LGBTQ2 activism in Canada.
A years-long government inquiry says human rights abuses "perpetrated historically and maintained today by the Canadian state" has led to violence against Indigenous women and girls that amounts to genocide.
Missing and murdered crisis rooted in human and Indigenous rights violations
In the Americas, violence, discrimination, prejudice and stereotypes prevent lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people from fully exercising their rights. However, significant progress has also been made towards protecting, recognizing and guaranteeing the rights of LGBTI people in a number of countries in the region.
This report, the ninth edition of the biennial OECD overview of social indicators, addresses the growing demand for quantitative evidence on social well-being and its trends.
UNE NOUVELLE ORGANISATION INTERNATIONALE LGBTQI HÉBERGÉE À L'UQAM
All of this if of course only a small glimpse of what is happening.
“2SLGBTQ people experience some of the highest rates of unemployment and underemployment, often due to the lack of opportunities to expand their skills in a safe and inclusive environment. This project prioritizes the capacity-building of this underrepresented group in order to ensure that they find and maintain productive employment in the future”
Canada unveiled its new commemorative loonie Tuesday, paying tribute to the 50-year anniversary of the decriminalization of homosexuality across the country. But the coin is also drawing controversy.
The undersigned members of the Equal Rights Coalition (ERC) express profound dismay at the decision of Brunei to fully implement its revised Penal Code.
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 their consent.
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is proud to welcome Global Affairs Canada as a new partner to the Being LGBTI in Asia and the Pacific programme, with the signing of an agreement to support work on economic empowerment of lesbian, bisexual and transgender (LBT) women in the Philippines.