A transgender woman from England has filed two human rights complaints in Canada after customs officials put her in a men’s detention facility when they stopped her at a Toronto airport earlier this year.
A British transgender woman who was temporarily held in a men’s detention facility in Ontario this week after being detained by border officials over an immigration issue will be flown home to the U.K.tomorrow, her partner says.
The killing of a transgender teen by a mob in Jamaica has pushed homophobia into the spotlight and stirred calls for doing more to protect Jamaica's gay community, especially those who live on the streets and resort to sex work.
An eight-year bid to include transgender rights in Canadian anti-discrimination and hate laws is likely to suffer another legislative setback, despite support from a majority in both chambers of Parliament.
Officials say a school district discriminated against a 6-year-old transgender girl by preventing her from using the girls' bathroom, in what advocates described as the first such U.S. ruling in the next frontier in civil rights.