Research

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

Within Canada, trans individuals frequently face discrimination, dramatically affecting their access to basic necessities such as housing, health care, employment and even education. Egale’s final report on homophobia, biphobia and transphobia in...
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Hate Crime Report a Wake-up Call for Action Against Homophobia and Transphobia in Canadian Schools

TORONTO: Three-quarters of hate crimes against the lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) community in Canada are violent. This sickening reality was magnified today with the release by Statistics Canada of the 2009 analysis of police-reported hate crimes in...
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Youth Speak Up About Homophobia and Transphobia, The First National Climate Survey on Homophobia in Canadian Schools, Phase One Report – March 2009

Executive Summary High school students are exposed to homophobic incidents that range from hearing “gay” used as a synonym for “stupid” or “worthless” to insulting and assaulting students because of their sexual or...
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CENSUS ERROR UNFAIR TO MARRIED SAME-SEX COUPLES – StatsCan Segregates Married Same-Sex Spouses

“Everyone who completes the 2006 Census will see that our relationships are segregated,” said Gilles Marchildon, Executive Director of Egale. “We’re already getting phone calls from dismayed members and we’re concerned about the subtle yet widespread...
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