The same year, he avoided the Pride flag-raising at city hall and instead took a tour of the Air Canada Centre. Real Estate News. Click here to learn more. She has worked for both Rainbow Railroad — a charity that helps queer people escape countries where they are persecuted — and various AIDS awareness organizations. For the first time Church Street is closed and people dance in the street. Many people of colour who identify as LGBTQ cite intersectional prejudice — being discriminated against because of their racialized identity and their sexual or gender orientation simultaneously.
On 20 July of that year, Bill C became federal law, making Canada the fourth country in the world to allow same-sex marriage.
Of course the City should be saluting this achievement. Institute for Sexual Minority Studies and Services The website for the iSMSS, an organization that conducts research into educational and community outreach practises designed to assist sexual and gender minorities, nationally and globally. A post shared by Claudine claudinetoronto on Jun 25, at 2:
The age of consent for anal sex, however, remains at 18, leading to charges of discrimination against gay youth.