From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Schools open to the public are liable for anti-gay name-calling and bullying by students or staff. National Post. However, Nova Scotia's age limit is set at 19 instead of 18, and its exception for competent consenting individuals has a minimum age limit of 16, whereas Ontario's act doesn't set any specific minimum limit with respect to competent consenting individuals.
Since . Sincebesides male and female, Canadian passports have been available with an "X" sex descriptor.
As ofthere are four members of the House of Commons and two senators who openly identify as gay or lesbian. On June 6,the Vancouver City Council unanimously voted to prohibit conversion therapy by businesses, regardless of age. December 12, Since . Associational activity that constitutes violence is also not protected by section 2 d ".
However, the notwithstanding clause is no gateway for a government to exercise unjust or oppressive uses of political power.
Thus, the province of Quebec became the first jurisdiction in the world larger than a city or county to prohibit sexual orientation discrimination, and harassment including but not limited to mockery, insultbullyingand intimidation at school, or at workin the private and public sectors.
However, Nova Scotia's age limit is set at 19 instead of 18, and its exception for competent consenting individuals has a minimum age limit of 16, whereas Ontario's act doesn't set any specific minimum limit with respect to competent consenting individuals. Greens introduce legislation to ban conversion therapy for minors".
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Between and , courts in several provinces and one territory ruled that restricting marriage to opposite-sex couples constitutes a form of discrimination that is prohibited by Section 15 of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms , and struck down the federal definition, requiring that those jurisdictions register same-sex marriages.
Gardner eds. February 8, Transgender people and cross-dressing practices have been recorded and documented in Canada for centuries. Archived from the original PDF on February 18,