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

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

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.

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.

Transgender rights repeatedly stand in Canadian decisions

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Anti-transgender propaganda a modern version of a ‘whites only’ sign

The significance of the Oger v Whatcott ruling

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I recorded a video expressing my thoughts about the groundbreaking BC Human Rights Tribunal ruling that finally sets clear limits to our charter rights when it comes to hate propaganda against transgender persons.

We won: Bill Whatcott found to have violated section 7 of BC Human Rights Code

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BC tribunal rules that publishing flyers indicating an intention to discriminate on the basis of gender identity and likely to expose an individual and other transgender persons to hatred or contempt violates human rights law.

Audio: Vancouver Rape Relief to be excluded for future contracts until it meets City of Vancouver eligibility criteria on inclusion

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On March 13, 2019 the Vancouver City Finance and Programs Committee heard from speakers in favour of and opposed to a grant request by Vancouver Rape Relief. This is the audio of the speakers presentations. The city renewed the grant but listed the organization as ineligible for future funding.

Someone else’s sex or gender identity takes nothing away from yours

We should accept everyone's declared sex and gender for two reasons. The ideal idea that anyone's biology is defined at conception is deeply flawed and in Canada's legal system the recognition of the sex or gender of others as different than at conception causes no negative consequence on anyone.