I am mindful Vancouver City Council members must be facing quite a bit of push-back from Vancouver Rape Relief (VRR)
Is Canada’s unregulated online hate propaganda targeting transgender people contributing to the 81% rise in crimes targeting transgender people in the UK?
Equal rights charity Stonewall estimated that two in five trans people had experienced a hate crime or incident in the past year.
Parents: “Jenn Smith has taken it upon himself…to organize public speaking events, where he goes from one community to the next, sharing his presentation to the public. The content of his presentation is misinformation, debunked pseudo-science, conspiracy theories, and a few of his own personal life experiences. Those of us who have LGBTQ2+ children and families consider his presentation dangerous because it incites hate, targeted at our kids and our families.”
This is a message to the social conservative fringe of Canada. We all have the same rights, the same hopes, and the same fears. We are, in facts so much alike.
When you claim denying a publicly-available service for women to trans women is justified or even legal in Canada you are lying.
Anti-transgender propaganda a modern version of a ‘whites only’ sign
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.
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.
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.
Even if Transgender themselves, a person who oppresses Trans people should not in my eyes be called a trans activist but a TERF or anti-trans activist.