B.C. is among only a few provinces that have not amended their human rights legislation to provide specific protections for transgender people. Since 2012, six provinces - including Ontario, Manitoba and Saskatchewan - and one territory have moved to do so.
Pentagon leaders are finalizing plans aimed at lifting the ban on transgender individuals in the military, with the goal of formally ending one of the last gender- or sexuality-based barriers to military service, senior U.S. officials told The Associated Press.
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."