trans rights

Response to Conservative MP Joan Crockatt, Alleged Egale Consultation, and Bill C-279 

During Calgary Pride, Conservative MP Joan Crockatt cited a consultation with Egale Canada Human Rights Trust as her rationale for opposing Bill C-279, stating that the Bill isn’t effective in protecting the rights of Canada’s trans community....
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Une décision décevante du Sénat expose les gens transgenres aux menaces et à la violence

Ottawa, 26 février 2015 – Droit à l’Égalité Trans au Canada, une coalition de la société civile promouvant les droits des personnes transgenres au Canada, est déçue que le Comité sénatorial des Affaires juridiques et constitutionnelles ait...
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Disappointing Senate decision exposes transgender people to threats and violence

Ottawa, February 26, 2015 – Trans Equality Rights in Canada, a civil society-based coalition advocating for the rights of transgender people in Canada, is disappointed that Canada’s Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs amended Bill...
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Egale Calls on Senate to Pass Gender Identity Bill on 16th Transgender Day of Remembrance

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 20, 2014 TORONTO – Violence, or the threat of violence, based on gender identity or gender expression remains a reality for trans communities everywhere, which have recorded 226 murders—including 2 in Canada—since...
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Gender Segregation of Trans People in Canadian Correctional Facilities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 3, 2014   Egale Calls for Immediate Action on the Gender Segregation of Trans People in Canadian Correctional Facilities   Federal and provincial governments must comply with their obligations under Canadian human...
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[Video] Safer Schools Argentina: Free Public High School for Trans Students

Mocha Celis was an illiterate “tucumana” transvestite who was murdered by the police. In her memory and tribute, this public and free High School was born, thanks to 30 years of trans activism and by the hand of “Diversidad Divino Tesoro”...
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