LGBTQ2I+ Rights

Let’s work together, so that all Canadians, including all trans and gender-diverse persons, see themselves in their human rights laws.

It Comes Down to This: 

Every person in Canada—regardless of whom they love, or how they identify or express their gender— has the right to live free without fear of discrimination, violence or exclusion, and to be fully included and embraced in all facets of Canadian society.

of Canadian hate crimes in 2013 were motivated by hatred of sexual orientation.

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of homeless youth identify as LGBTQ2I

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of trans youth in Canada have experienced discrimination because gender identity

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of trans youth report being physically threatened or injured at school

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52

In 2016, the number of discrimination complaints the CHRC received related to sexual orientation (52) was the highest in nearly a decade.

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69%

of trans youth (19-25 years old) have seriously considered suicide at some point in their lives.

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70%

of trans youth report experiencing sexual harassment.

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