Protesters placed toilet seats on the steps of Parliament Hill Tuesday as they rallied against the so-called “Bathroom Bill” that would prevent transgender people from using single-sex washrooms and change rooms.
The B.C. Human Rights Tribunal has ruled Vancouver police must find better ways to deal with transgender people after officers called a trans woman by male pronouns and failed to provide post-surgery care in jail.
CAMH, the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health in Toronto, has launched a review of its Gender Identity Services Clinic for youth, after complaints that the clinic might be engaging in "conversion therapy."
Transgender inmates in Ontario will now be dealt with based on their own gender identity, not their physical sexual traits, a policy Ontario's corrections minister is calling the most progressive of its kind in North America.
In this conservative Muslim country where homosexuality is illegal and punishable by up to three years in jail, a transgender woman like Noor Talbi, Morocco's most famous belly dancer, is not only accepted but is a celebrity.