LGBT rights


A rainbow house beaming with Pride

In the face of anti-LGBTQ hate crimes during Pride month in Alberta, a Lethbridge family explains how they’ve helped rally a community—and gone viral in the process
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Marching brave

Five historic images from the past five decades, each of which highlights a key moment for the LGBQ community

The Tory MP who made his peace with Pride Week

Alberta MP Jim Eglinski once disapproved of homosexuality and saw "no need" for Pride. Then his grandson came out.

The Conservatives don’t show up for Pride, and that’s a problem

The Tories’ failure to engage with the LGBTQ community puts them out of step with Canadians

Sam Oosterhoff, boy politician, might just be for real

Ontario’s youngest-ever MPP is pious, bookish and increasingly cocky. He’s precisely the sort of disruptor angry conservatives crave.
Rugby – Women’s Gold Medal Match Australia v New Zealand

At the Rio Olympics, LGBT athletes force progress

LGBT competitors have broken records—and barriers—from Rio’s very first moments
Egale executive director, Helen Kennedy (centre), releases the report Grossly Indecent with constitutional lawyer Douglas Elliott (left) and Todd Ross, who was given an honourable discharge from the army in the 80s for being gay.

Egale’s Helen Kennedy on Canada’s homophobic, transphobic past

In wake of the Orlando attack, Egale’s executive director talks about the ’Grossly Indecent’ report and the need to right historical wrongs
LGBT Seniors at a coffee social

LGBT Baby Boomers find themselves fighting homophobia, again

The challenges facing aging gay, lesbian and trans seniors

Binyavanga Wainaina: ’I want to be exhausted at the end of my trip’

The best-known Kenyan writer of his generation–and an openly gay African–reveals why he’s so passionate about Africa
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The false debate over Trinity Western

Defending TWU’s accreditation has less to do with religious rights than annoyance at gays