October 20, 2018

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Trans Alliance Society chair applauds transgender-inclusive changes to B.C. Human Rights Code

Photo Credit To Craig Takeuchi, Georgia Straight

Make no doubt about it—it’s Morgane Oger’s year.

Oger was chosen as a 2016 Vancouver Pride parade grand marshal, won the inaugural trans-activist award at the 2016 Pride Legacy Awards, and flew to Ottawa to witness Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould introduce legislation to include the terms gender identity and gender expression in the Canadian Human Rights Act and Criminal Code.

Meanwhile at the civic level, Vancouver city council approved a trans-inclusive action plan on July 13.

What’s more, Oger was amazed when the B.C. government announced on July 20 that they were introducing legislation to amend the B.C. Human Rights Code to be trans-inclusive.

Read More Here: http://www.straight.com/life/743166/trans-alliance-society-chair-applauds-transgender-inclusive-changes-bc-human-rights-code#DVP

Post source : Craig Takeuchi, Georgia Straight

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