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Submission on Conversion Therapy in Canada to UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

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LGBTQI2S Discrimination in Canada: Striving for Best Practices in Apologies & Reparations

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Response to Ministry Mandate Letters following the 2019 Federal Election

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Egale Responds to WHO-led Study on Insufficient Physical Activity among Adolescents to push for LGBTQI2S Inclusion

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Day Treatment Program

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Speak OUT: Building Solutions

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Speak OUT: Hackathon

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Speak OUT: National Survey

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Speak OUT: LGBTQI2S Youth Dating Violence

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Egale Brand Refresh

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Second National Survey on Inclusion in Canadian Secondary Schools

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Egale Launches ‘Friends of Ruby’

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Open Letter to the 2019 Federal Party Candidates

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Egale Canada receives funding to support LGBTQI2S Seniors

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Open Letter: Opposing the Ruling by The Court of Arbitration for Sport on Caster Semenya v. IAAF

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LGBTI Activists make history at the Vatican

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Have Canadian secondary schools become more (or less) LGBTQI2S inclusive in the last decade

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2018 International Day of Older Persons

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Canadian CSOs welcome new commitment from Government

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to Accept the 2018 Egale Leadership Award

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Canada’s Apology to the LGBTQI2S Community

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Letter to the Editor – Globe and Mail

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Open Letter to Massey Hall and Roy Thomson Hall Corporation regarding Valery Gergiev

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Commonwealth Officially Accredits it’s First LGBTI Organization

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Open Letter to Kevin Pillar on hate speech

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IDAHOT 2017 – Focus on Families

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OPEN LETTER – The Reality of Bill C-16

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Open letter re: Bill C-16 Senate hearing

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OPEN LETTER to UN CEDAW

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Open Letter to Senators re: Bill C-16

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Egale Applauds Prime Minister Trudeau’s Announcement of Apology to Persecuted Gay Canadians

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Égale aborde la question de la santé mentale des hommes GBTQ en lançant mon.corps, à Montréal

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Egale Addresses GBTQ Mental Health with Launch of mon.corps in Montreal

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Egale Canada stands for the human rights of all LGBTQI2S people

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Egale Statement on Mass Shooting in Orlando

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Egale Urges Return of Court Challenges Program (CCP)

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Egale Represents LGBTQ2SI Canadians at All-Party Committee on Mental Health and Addictions

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Egale’s Statement on Montréal Sex Reassignment Clinic Attack

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Egale Recognizes the 35th Anniversary of the Toronto Bathhouse Raids

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Egale Canada Human Rights Trust Congratulates YMCA on Launch of Sprott House Transitional Housing Facility  

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Press Release: GBTQ Men Pose Nude in Subway Ads for Body Health

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Out in Print Literary Bursary 2015 – Deadline Nov 30

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Statement Condemning Trustee Larry Kowalczyk’s “Mental Disorder” Position on Trans Students

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

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We will miss you Chris

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To Russia With Love – July 15

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m.bodiment – Undressed and Understood

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Human rights leaders urge elected officials to do more to combat hatred

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Thanks to our OUTatNight sponsors!

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Egale Seniors Advisory Committee Expression of Interest

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Join us #OUTatNight on May 30

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LGBTQ advocate Chelsea Noel is national winner of #HearOurStory

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Canadian Olympic Committee unveils partnership with Egale and You Can Play

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Today is #GivingTuesday!

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TD Make Today Matter – Safe Space Day

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Egale Calls on Senate to Pass Gender Identity Bill on 16th Transgender Day of Remembrance

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Egale discusses #HearOurStory campaign on Breakfast Television

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Tis the season

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Egale Launches #HearOurStory to Promote Acceptance

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#HearOurStory: Your Stories, Your Lives [VIDEOS]

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OUT In Print Literary Award Winner Announced!

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The 6th Annual Egale Gala is Sept 12th!

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Canadian Olympians Host “Tackling Homophobia in Sports” Talk

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Gear up for OUTShine2015 in Winnipeg!

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Egale Launches New Program in honour of National Aboriginal Day and World Pride

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Free Screening of Veil of Silence at Hot Docs

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LGBTQ Youth Suicide Prevention Summit

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Open Letter regarding 2014 OAS General Assembly

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Egale’s VIP Fluevog Shopping Event

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Egale’s response to the Canadian government at the OAS

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A Celebration of Love: A Grand Pride Wedding at Casa Loma Toronto 2014

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Join us for the 19th Annual Pride and Remembrance Run

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Egale joins the Michaëlle Jean Foundation, the AGO and WorldPride 2014 For a Pan-Canadian Youth Solidarity Initiative

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Egale calls for apology from Canadian IOC Member, Richard Pound

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Media Release – Olympic Speed Skater Blake Skjerllerup to help launch PrideHouse Toronto Winter Games Lounge

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Out in Print Literary Award 2014 [CLOSED]

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Valentine Road

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PrideHouseTO Winter Games Lounge

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2nd Annual Proud to Play Night

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Trans Day of Remembrance

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LGBTQ Veterans will not be forgotten

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Homophobia shaming the Commonwealth

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Vancouver – Nazi Persecution of Homosexuals: 1933-1945 exhibit

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Traveling Exhibition Uncovers The Persecution of Homosexuals in Nazi Germany

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Press Release – Canada’s LGBTQ youth at greater risk of suicide than straight youth

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Summary of Recommendations – Report on Outcomes and Recommendations: LGBTQ Youth Suicide Prevention Summit

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Media Advisory – Canada’s LGBTQ youth at greater risk of suicide than straight youth

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Ontario’s 25th Premier, Kathleen Wynne receives prestigious LGBT Leadership Award

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Thelma Houston celebrates Queerversaries

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NGO oral statement on UPR intervention for Canada

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IACHR Holds Regional Meeting on Education, Culture, and Rights of LGTBI Persons

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Carla Collins celebrates Queerversaries

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[Video] Safer Schools Argentina: Free Public High School for Trans Students

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Queerversaries: 5th Annual Gala

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Open Letter: Canada must do more to welcome Russian LGBT refugees

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Winnipeg Opening Reception – Nazi Persecution of Homosexuals: 1933-1945 exhibit

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LGBT Rights Under Attack in Russia; Canadian Civil Society Demands Collective Action on Sochi Olympics

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UN and International Law Bodies Advancing SOGI Rights

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Open Letter: Egale calls on IOC to ban countries that criminalize homosexuality

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Apartheid South Africa Banned by IOC for 28 Years; Jailing of LGBTs Goes Unpunished?

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Egale Demands Action from Education Ministers to End Violence and Hate Crime against LGBTQ Youth

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Out in Print: Queer Girls Literary Reading

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Easing of MSM Blood Ban Doesn’t Go Far Enough!

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OUTShine 2013 was a blast!

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Join the Toronto Raptors as they play in support of Egale and Toronto PFLAG!

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Message to Ottawa: Gay marriage is settled, right?

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Trans Rights Around the World

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Helen Kennedy talks about RHVP in Montenegro

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Egale’s Participation in UN Conferences

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Egale Has Joined The OAS

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UN Human Rights Council’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR) 2013

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[PHOTO] Report Homophobic Violence, Period (RHVP)

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Summit urges family and school support for LGBTQ youth

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Egale Canada and Ryerson University host first ever LGBTQ Youth Suicide Prevention Summit

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Egale Canada Hails Landmark Tribunal Ruling Recognizing Discrimination Against Trans Community

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Hate Crimes Targeting LGBT Community Remain Most Violent in Canada

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Regina Police Service News Release – RHVP Training

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Sex Inscription on the Canadian Passport – Egale Position Paper

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Open Letter to the CBC Regarding the Documentary “Transgender Kids”

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Open Letter to Justice Minister Robert Nicholson

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Courage in the Face of Hate

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LGBT Community Stands Together Against Hate Crime

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12 Months, 221 Murders: Horrifying Numbers a Wake Up Call on Trans Day of Remembrance 2011

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Come Out Canada!

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Open Letter to the Attorney General of Canada regarding the recognition of UK civil partnerships in Canada

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Coalition Denounces Homophobic and Transphobic Advertising

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Egale Canada and GLAAD Call on NHL to Stand Firmly Against Anti-Gay Discrimination

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Former Supreme Court Justice Receives Prestigious 2011 LGBT Leadership Award

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Call for participants: Focus group interviews on the impact of hate crime in the LGBTQ community

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Egale Canada Announces Partnership with Dr. Barbara Perry, Internationally Renowned Hate Crimes Expert

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Open letter to the Attorney General of Ontario

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Egale commends Sound Academy for cancelling anti-gay concert on eve of Pride

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ACT NOW: Egale calls on Sound Academy to cancel concert for venomously homophobic Capleton, on eve of Pride

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Speak Easy: Stand Out, Speak Up Gala 2011

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Hate Crime Report a Wake-up Call for Action Against Homophobia and Transphobia in Canadian Schools

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Homophobia Loses Home-ice Advantage?

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Join Egale Canada for a FREE breakfast to mark International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT)

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Update: Egale Canada 2011 Annual General Meeting

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Open letter to Minister Toews

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Trans Day of Remembrance

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Egale Canada’s Launch of MyGSA.ca

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Russian Lesbian Couple Forced to Marry in Canada

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Catholic School Board Rejects Trans Man Because of Gender

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OPEN LETTER TO ALBERTA MINISTER OF HEALTH AND WELLNESS

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Alberta Government Targets Transsexuals in Cuts to Health Care

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Egale Canada Calls for Zero Tolerance of Homophobic Bullying in our Schools

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Equality Gala 2006, Toronto

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Tribunal decision: A further sign on road to trans recognition

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A “teachable moment”: Human rights case underlines homophobia in schools

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Tomorrow is National Day Against Homophobia

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CENSUS ERROR UNFAIR TO MARRIED SAME-SEX COUPLES – StatsCan Segregates Married Same-Sex Spouses

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Lobbying disguised as research: The first step to greater influence

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TOEWS: RESPONSIBILITY IS TO RULE OF LAW, NOT TO GOVERNMENT – Julius Grey: Under the rule of law the courts interpret our Constitution

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The Human Rights of Trans People: A COMMUNITY FORUM

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The Human Rights of Trans People – Call for Stories

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Globe and Mail agrees with Law Professors

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Open Letter to The Hon. Stephen Harper from Law Professors Regarding Re-Opening Same-Sex Marriage

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Discrimination is discrimination: Court decision in B.C. a step back on trans rights

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Court of Appeal Allows Exclusion of Trans Women

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Tribunal Issues Interim Ruling in SRS Case

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Equal Marriage Bill Passes Final Hurdle

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House of Commons Adopts Equal Marriage Bill by Decisive Margin

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Equality Gala 2005, Toronto

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Egale asks Canadians to Speak Out Against Homophobia

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Egale Canada Supports Bill to Recognize Human Rights of Trans People

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CANADIANS FOR EQUAL MARRIAGE SUBMISSIONS TO THE BILL C-38 LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE

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Survey Finds Huge Increase in Support for Equal Marriage

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Outlaws & Inlaws: Equality Gala 2004

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Equal Marriage Ad Campaign Launched

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Marking the 1st Anniversary of Equal Marriage in Canada

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Asian Canadians For Equal Marriage (ACFEM)

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EGALE SUBMISSIONS TO THE SENATE LEGAL AND CONSTITUTIONAL AFFAIRS COMMITTEE re: BILL C- 250 – HATE PROPAGANDA

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Government Unnecessarily Delays Equality

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Belinda Stronach’s Support of Same-sex Marriage Reflects Widespread Support for Equality

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Egale Calls on Alliance Party to Permanently Expel MP Larry Spencer from Caucus

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Canadian Psychological Association joins Canadians for Equal Marriage

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Launch of Nation-Wide Coalition in Support of Same-Sex Marriage and Canadian Values

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Canadians for Equal Marriage Take Action

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Egale and Other Groups Form “Canadians for Equal Marriage”

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Youth Overwhelmingly Support Same-sex Marriage

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Equal Marriage for Same-Sex Couples: Affirming Religious Freedom

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Religious Leaders from Diverse Faiths Speak Out in Favour of Equal Marriage Bill

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Religious Leaders Speak out in Favour of Equal Marriage Bill

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future perfect: Egale Pride Gala 2003

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Future Perfect: Egale Pride Gala

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Heroic Speech by Svend Robinson Saves Hate Propaganda Bill from Defeat by Anti-Gay Liberals

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Egale to Appear Tomorrow Before Justice Committee on Hate Propaganda

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Egale’s Annual Gala, 2003

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Egale Position Statement on Equal Marriage for Same-Sex Couples

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Equal Marriage

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Equal Marriage: What can I do

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Equal Marriage: Introduction

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Egale Equal Marriage Lobbying Kit

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Northwest Territories Makes History

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Open Letter to Mr. Stephen Harper and Ms. Cheryl Gallant, MP

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Egale Holds Annual Gala on Parliament Hill

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Make Your Voice Heard in the Struggle Against Hatred!

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MP Svend Robinson Introduces Federal Bill

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Egale Responds to Canadian Alliance Platform: ‘Agenda of Respect’ a Sham

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Letter Regarding “Marriage Summit”

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Egale Submissions to the Attorney General of British Columbia

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Letter to Hon. Andrew Petter

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Egale Responds to Canadian Alliance Platform

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Written Submissions to the British Columbia Human Rights Commission

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Key Vote Summary

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Poll Results on Sexual Orientation

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Poll Results on Same-Sex Benefits

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Bill C-41 Passes Senate

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Equality Groups Respond to Bill C-41

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EGALE Commends Government for Passing Hate Crimes Bill

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Égale applaudit le passage de la loi sur les crimes haineux

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EGALE Condemns Attempts to Water Down Hate Crimes Bill

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Égale condamne les tentatives de diluer la loi sur les crimes haineux

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Urgent – Bill C-41/Hate Crimes

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Egale Condemns Attempts to Water Down Hate Crimes Bill

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Egale Applauds Passage of Hate Crimes Bill, Calls for PM to Act on Human Rights Act

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History of Discrimination Against Gays and Lesbians

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Jewish Support for Canada’s Bill C-41

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Egale Submissions to House of Commons Standing Committee on Justice and Legal Affairs

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Egale Appears Before Commons Justice Committee

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Wappel Releases Discussion Paper on ‘Sexual Orientation’

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EGALE Questionnaire on Sexual Orientation Issues, 1993

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Factum of the Attorney General: Beaulne Case

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Factum of the Metropolitan Community Church of Ottawa/Eglise Communautaire Metropolitaine d’Ottawa: Beaulne Case

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Factum of the Intervenor – The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada: Beaulne Case

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Factum of the Appellants: Beaulne Case

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Hate Literature Amendment Needed

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Background Paper for the Hon. Allan Rock, Minister of Justice

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Equal Marriage Statement

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Letter to Layola Hearn, M.P. Regarding Justice and Human Rights Committee

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To Members of the House of Commons Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights

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No Appeal in B.C.!

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Egale Submissions to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights

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So, Who Supports Lesbian and Gay Rights Anyway?

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Spotlight

Speak OUT is a 5-year, 3 phase project addressing youth dating violence within the LGBTQI2S community. This project aims to find answers about youth experiences of dating violence within the LGBTQI2S community, and to inform a youth-directed intervention program pilot.