Canada’s economy won’t recover unless marginalized groups, women helped too: report

Canadians cannot expect the economy to fully recover from COVID-19 without helping those most affected by the downturn — including women, people of colour, and the LGBTQ+ community, a new … Read More

Sex vs. gender: What J.K. Rowling got wrong that you can get right

Earlier this Pride month, J.K. Rowling wrote a widely critiqued tweet taking issue with a headline that opted for the specific “people who menstruate” over the general, but not always … Read More

Trump administration overturns health care protections for transgender people

In a move applauded by President Donald Trump’s conservative religious base, his administration on Friday finalized a rule that overturns Obama-era protections for transgender people against sex discrimination in health … Read More

Brazil’s Supreme Court overturns rules limiting gay men from donating blood

Brazil’s Supreme Court has overturned rules that limit gay and bisexual men from donating blood in a decision considered a human rights victory for LGBT+ people in the country. The … Read More

‘Finding light:’ High school gay-straight alliances go virtual amid coronavirus

Lily Overacker and Laurell Pallot start each gay-straight alliance meeting with everyone introducing themselves, saying their pronouns and sharing highs and lows of the week. Except lately it’s been through … Read More

Healthcare disparities faced by LGTBQ Canadians widened by coronavirus: researchers

Researchers at the University of Toronto are rapidly trying to educate health-care workers about the barriers LGBTQ people face to accessing care during the COVID-19 crisis. The research group had … Read More