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Out Canadian Councilor to Go to Winter Olympics

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Dec 11
Vancouver, Canada, councilor Tim Stevenson, who is openly gay, announced on Wednesday that he will go to the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, despite the country’s anti-gay laws.

Toronto Hosts Space for LGBT Athletes During Sochi Olympics

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 2
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

INTERNATIONAL | By Lori Ewing | Nov 29
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

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | Oct 15
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

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

Canadian Olympic Speed Skater Publicly Comes Out

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

Scientists: Having Older Brothers Raises Odds of Being Gay

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

Canadian Gay Man Opens Up About Alleged Anti-Gay Attack

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | Aug 21
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

HIV/AIDS | By Winnie McCroy | Aug 15
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

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.

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