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Canada Moves to Ban Discrimination Against Transgender People

May 18, 2016

New York Times | May. 17, 2016

In the past, courts and human rights tribunals in Canada have generally decided to hear cases involving transgender people, but they did so on the basis of broad provisions in existing law prohibiting discrimination based on sex, said Brenda Cossman, a law professor at the University of Toronto and the director of its Mark S. Bonham Center for Sexual Diversity Studies. Read more.