Topics :: Canada

Toronto Hosts Space for LGBT Athletes During Sochi Olympics

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Dec 2, 2013
In what is a running Olympic tradition, Pride House Toronto has come forward to host a welcoming space for LGBT athletes during the Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, this February.

Toronto Will Host a Pride House During Olympics Amid Anti-Gay Climate

By Lori Ewing | Friday Nov 29, 2013
Toronto is carrying on an Olympic tradition that had its beginnings in Vancouver, but has been outlawed for the Winter Games in Sochi.

Canadian Man Paralyzed After Alleged Anti-Gay Crime

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Oct 15, 2013
A gay man from Canada has been paralyzed after being attacked in an alleged hate crime on Oct. 12.

Straight Canadian Man Attacked for Being Perceived as Gay

By Jason St. Amand | Friday Oct 11, 2013
A straight Canadian man says he was physically attacked for the second time for "looking gay."

Canadian Olympic Speed Skater Publicly Comes Out

By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Sep 5, 2013
Canadian speed skater Anastasia Bucsis: "I’m so proud to be gay."

Scientists: Having Older Brothers Raises Odds of Being Gay

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Sep 5, 2013
Canadian scientists have found a link between having older brothers and being gay.

Canadian Gay Man Opens Up About Alleged Anti-Gay Attack

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Aug 21, 2013
A gay man from St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada, who was beaten last week, took to social media sites to open up about the alleged anti-gay attack.

Canada Lifts Ban on Gay Men Donating Blood

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Aug 15, 2013
Canada has lifted its 30-year band on blood donations from gay men, but some restrictions will still be enforced.

2 Arrested in Deadly Canada Cyberbullying Case

Thursday Aug 8, 2013
Police in Canada said Thursday they have made two arrests in the case of a 17-year-old who died after a photo of her allegedly being sexually assaulted was shared online.

Canada House Passes Transgender Rights Bill

Thursday Mar 21, 2013
Canada’s House of Commons has passed a bill that would make it illegal to discriminate against transgender people.