IDAHOTIB: addressing hatred online at Parliament.

Hate propaganda acts by creating anger or disgust towards a person or group because of their identity. It often specifically targets people over their gender identity or sexual orientation.

BC Liberals need to jettison their social-conservative fringe and clean up

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BC Liberals are discovering a problem with building their political movement's coalition around the demands of deeply social-conservative groups is that they can be intransigent and unrepresentative of the values the party really stands for. Count on them to make more messes.

The Erosion of Decency: Free Expression Has no Room For Inciting Discrimination or Hatred

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On May 2 2019, conservative faith-based group Canadian Christian Lobby, the CCL, held a public talk entitled "The erosion of freedom: How transgender politics in school and society is undermining our freedom and harming women and children". This was the fourth in a series on Vancouver Island that also advertises dates in Metro Vancouver in may. … Continue reading The Erosion of Decency: Free Expression Has no Room For Inciting Discrimination or Hatred

Oak Bay Anti-SOGI Event Illustrates Need For Booking-Policy Review

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No matter who they are or what they believe, people who incite discrimination on prohibited grounds are inciting others to break the law. This be stopped from doing it in a rented space.

Tweaks of Oversight and Inclusion Policies Needed at Corrections Services Canada

FeaturedCorrections Services Canada Western Regional HQ

I made some recommendations to Corrections Services Canada about improving transparency on human rights grievances and about more supports for transgender inmates.

Municipal institutions need to add an anti-discrimination clause to facility rental policies

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On April 24 2019, I asked VSB Trustees that the Vancouver Public Library Library follow the example of the Toronto Public Library and reserve the right to deny or cancel a booking as follows when it reasonably believes use by any individual or group will be for a purpose that is likely to promote, or would have the effect of promoting discrimination, contempt or hatred for any group or person on the basis of prohibited grounds.

Meghan Murphy you are misleading your audience

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When you claim denying a publicly-available service for women to trans women is justified or even legal in Canada you are lying.

Preying on children makes you a predator regardless of who you are

FeaturedAmanda Todd

I have dreaded writing this article for the months I have considered it. My advisors recommend against it but I feel it is necessary. It is not with levity I use the word predator literally

It’s the hatred and the harassment, stupid

FeaturedBill Whatcott's harassment campaign never seems to end

It's not the name calling that gets anti-transgender activists in trouble, it's the harassment. It's the incitement of hatred. It's the acts of prohibited discrimination.

My voice

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During the BC Human Rights Tribunal hearing, I gave hours of testimony under oath including 4 1/2 hours under cross-examination. These are the excerpts from the ruling. This is my voice.