Related News

WHY PRIDE STILL MATTERS

July 27, 2016 As the Vancouver Pride Parade celebrates its 38th year, the LGBTQ rights movement continues to evolve, with many battles still to be fought Kristyn Anthony — Westender — iStock photo   Forty-seven years ago, Martin Boyce had …

Our View: New law is simple respect

  New law is simple respect The best thing about this week’s updates to the B.C. Human Rights Code is how little uproar there has been. Justice Minister Suzanne Anton announced the legislation that will explicitly protect transgender persons from …

BC passes trans rights in one sitting

After five years of resisting, BC Liberals add trans rights to Human Rights Code Published on Tue, Jul 26, 2016Jeremy Hainsworth Trans rights will now be officially protected in the BC Human Rights Code. In a rare move, the BC …

Transgender rights ‘must be seen’

by  Tom Fletcher – BC Local News posted Jul 26, 2016 The B.C. government has passed amendments to its Human Rights Code to specify protection for “gender identity and expression,” a reversal by the B.C. Liberals after years of saying …