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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.