Jun 11, 2013

Facts about trans youth

Mercedes Allen
A primer on trans(gender) youth, and understanding why and how young people transition.
Nov 14, 2012

Defining human rights

Mercedes Allen
MP and Justice Committee member Brent Rathgeber recently blogged that he opposed the trans human rights bill because he considered the terms undefined.
Oct 9, 2012

MP's trans predator fearmongering escalates

Mercedes Allen
MP Rob Anders and Sun commentator Brian Lilley doubled down on conflating trans people with sexual predators, suggesting human rights inclusion will somehow enable and legally absolve predatory acts.
Oct 6, 2012

Flushing Rob Anders' 'Bathroom Bill' fear

Mercedes Allen
A reprised history of "Bathroom Bill" panic used to oppose human rights protections for trans people, due to a recent petition by MP Rob Anders.
Jun 28, 2012

Trans rights bill supporters being targeted

Mercedes Allen
Fifteen Conservative MPs joined with opposition MPs to advance C-279, the trans human rights bill. Far-right groups have called to inundate them with angry mail. I suggest we send a note of thanks.
Mar 29, 2012

On trans beauty contestants

Mercedes Allen
On the dilemma of Jenna Talackova, the Canadian beauty pageant contestant who was disqualified from the 2012 Miss Universe Canada competition because she had been born physically male.
Jul 8, 2009

This year's Toronto Pride marked the first trans pride march in Canada

Church Street was closed down on the night of June 26, for Toronto's first Trans Pride March celebrating transgender and transsexual people.

Rhino in the Room Film Festival

Apr 6, 2009 to Aug 2, 2009
Sterndale Bennet Theatre Lethbridge , AB
49° 41' 30.2136" N, 112° 49' 26.5548" W
Alberta CA
<p>Rhino in the Room Film Festival will be held in Lethbridge, Alberta,  September 17-18, 2009. For info, email: or visit: <strong><br /></strong></p>
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