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Pflag Canada marks Transgender Day of Remembrance
OTTAWA, ON - November 20, 2018 —Pflag Canada, along with their chapters across Canada, are remembering victims of transphobic violence and advocating for the rights of transgender people on today’s Transgender Day of Remembrance.
According to a poll conducted by the Trans Pulse Project, Egale Canada, 87% of trans students in Canada reported feeling unsafe in places at school.
Read more here.
Pflag Canada rebukes Ontario PCs new resolution
Yesterday, the Ontario PC Party passed a resolution to debate whether or not the party should recognize gender identity. It was originally believed that the vote would be adopted as party policy, but the PC Party has since clarified its position. The resolutions passed from the floor were passed only as debate items for next year’s convention. They were not passed as policy coming out of this convention.
Read Pflag Canada's response to the resolution here.
Pflag Canada Urges You to "Have Your Say" About Health & Physical Education Curriculum in Ontario
OTTAWA, ON - November 8, 2018 - Earlier this year, the Ontario Government rolled back the Health & Physical Education (Sex Ed) curriculum to 1998. This outdated curriculum leaves out several topics that are relevant and important to supporting our LGBTQ2 kids, their mental health and well-being, and their safety.
Read full release here.
Pflag Canada Reacts to proposed changes to Ontario Sex Ed Curriculum
Pflag Canada advocates wherever possible for gender equality and diversity. On July 30, 2018, Pflag Canada President Bev Belanger, sent Ontario Premier Doug Ford a letter outlining our stance on the harms of backtracking on the curriculum.
You can find our letter as well as the Premier's response below.