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New coalition calls for an end to gender designation on ID

August 20, 2016
| Gender identification on passports, drivers' licences and SIN cards is unnecessary and can be used to discriminate against trans people, according to the new Gender-Free I.D. Coalition.
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| July 15, 2016

B.C. leads the way in trans health, but change is slow

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Transgender rights in Canada are gaining attention, including the introduction of Bill C-16. However, one issue the community is still facing is the need for quality, trans-competent health care across the country.

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| June 23, 2016

Day of Remembrance work must include trans* women

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Violence against women affects all women, cisgender or transgender. However, there is not much documentation of violence against trans* women. Now, two Vancouver journalism students, Lenée Son and Elina Gress, are opening the narrative for trans* women of colour. 

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International Women's Rights: a voters guide on women's isssues in the 2015 election

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The International Women's Rights Project has created a voters guide highlighting women's issues in 2015 election.

The guide was created to be used as a tool to inform voters about issues regarding women in Canada and to provide focused questions to pose to candidates. Each section includes a summary and ends with a list of questions you can use at debates or in discussions with candidates.

Download the guide here.

The guide covers issues including:

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| April 20, 2015
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| April 8, 2015

Change to trans* rights bill endorses washroom bans

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Canada's trans* human rights bill C-279 was amended by a Senate committee in a way that makes it legal to ban trans* people from washrooms.

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| February 26, 2015
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