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Trudeau government introduces transgender rights bill

Transgender Canadians should 'feel free and safe' to be themselves under new Liberal bill

Harassment, discrimination and violence faced by LGBTQ community is 'unacceptable,' PM says

May 17, 2016

'I feel safer'

Bill C-16 would update the Canadian Human Rights Act and the Criminal Code to include the terms 'gender identity' and 'gender expression."

While the inclusion of gender identity and expression has been in the making for over a decade, this is the first time such legislation is being proposed by a sitting government.

Wilson-Raybould was joined by Charlie Lowthian Rickert, a 10-year-old transgender girl, whom she described as "wise beyond her years."

May 13, 2016
Alon Kol on Transfixed, Activism and Action

Alon Kol on 'Transfixed,' activism and action

Alon talks about his new film Transfixed, activism and action, walking in the shoes of others and how it can help us to understand the world in a new and more inclusive way.


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