Canada country page 2019

Quebec: Fondation Emergence launches its annual MAY 17 campaign This year's focus is on online violence. This poster is available on the Foundation's site and in many languages on their Facebook page Everyday homophobic and transphobic messages are posted online......

IDAHOT 2017 country page: Canada

Prime Minister Trudeau declared, “Today — and every day — I join Canadians to support gender expression, gender identity and sexual orientation rights for people in Canada and around the world, and to challenge stigma, violence and prejudices wherever they...

IDAHOT 2016 country reports: Iran

The Canada based organisation Iranian Queer Organisation IRQO offered slogans for May 17 with an eye on internalized homophobia. This is in-line with the organization’s new undertaking towards LGBTI rights in Iran. IRQO has been exploring and advocating alternative options...

IDAHOT Report 2016: Canada

IDAHOT in Canada this year was largely defined by the news that new laws to protect transgender citizens were being launched following an initiative by the government. Timed to coincide with IDAHOT 2016, the news was announced by Prime Minister...

Looking Ahead: Canada in 2016

As longstanding supporters of IDAHOT, the Canadian LGBTI community have always been incredible at mobilising their support for May 17. This year we're expecting a huge number of events across the country, and eagerly await further updates from activists, campaigners...

IDAHOT Report 2015: Canada

In North Vancouver local authorities marked the day officially by flying the rainbow flag after activists petitioned for their council to take action for May 17th. In British Columbia LGBTI youth group Out In Schools ran their regular Rise Against...

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