When a Russian court threw out their request to marry in Russia, Irina Shipitko and Irina Fedotova-Fet traveled to Toronto, Canada. On October 23, 2009, they were married in Toronto hoping their Canadian marriage will help to advance their struggle for...Read More
In the late 1960s Gender Identity Clinics (GICs) emerged as a response to the growing demand by transsexual people for hormones and sex change surgery. GICs assessed patients for gender identity disorder and upon this diagnosis, provided referrals for...Read More
The long road to equality and human dignity. SAME-SEX MARRIAGE: The Personal and the Political. By Kathleen A. Lahey and Kevin Alderson.
Same-Sex Marriage: The Personal and the Political (Insomniac Press, April 24, 2004), is the first book about Canadian gay and lesbian marriage in the country. The day the Ontario Court of Appeal issued its decision recognizing same-sex marriage...Read More
A majority of people living in towns (5,000 to 100,000) support same-sex marriage. Support for Same-sex Marriage Grows the More Canadians Debate the Issue. 10 percentage point increase in support over Sept. 8th poll. Support for Equality Is Strong among...Read More
Long answer: The outcome of the Ontario and B.C. decisions for residents of other provinces and territories is confusing, uncertain and leaves a gap in the law. The federal government controls WHO can marry; the provinces regulate the technical requirements...Read More
The enactment of an RDP alone, without eliminating the restriction against same-sex marriage, would not satisfy the demands of the equality provisions of the Charter. The problem is a lack of access to a fundamental legal and social institution. RDP doesn’t...Read More