Women in public life - equal participation in decision making - end violence - achieve gender equality #CSW65

It’s time that UNCSW follows Canada’s example and recognize the diversity of sexuality and gender

The UN Commission on the Status of Women continues to ignore over 135 million Lesbian or Bisexual women and over 24 million transgender women and nonbinary persons with female sex characteristics.

I call on the UN CSW recognizing the diversity of gender and sexuality at CSW65. Continue reading It’s time that UNCSW follows Canada’s example and recognize the diversity of sexuality and gender

YEG Pride 2018 Blood Ban petition - 2018

I have a Question For Justin Trudeau About the Blood Ban

The federal ban barring monogamous gay men and transgender women from giving desperately-needed blood when others engaged in the same activities freely donate blood is a galling example of what could have been, but for Justin Trudeau and Hedy Fry’s lacking the will to do the right thing. Continue reading I have a Question For Justin Trudeau About the Blood Ban

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

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. “Every individual is equal before and under the law and has the right to the equal protection and equal benefit of the law without discrimination” Constitution Act, 1982 Operating in British Columbia and started in early 2018 in a collaboration between Laura-Lynn Thompson, Jenn Smith, … Continue reading The Erosion of Decency: Free Expression Has no Room For Inciting Discrimination or Hatred