Trans rights bill moves to second rea...

Trans rights bill moves to second reading in Ontario Canada

There are 2 comments on the www.xtra.ca story from Feb 23, 2012, titled Trans rights bill moves to second reading in Ontario Canada. In it, www.xtra.ca reports that:

Members of the Trans Lobby Group watched with reserved excitement as NDP MPP Cheri DiNovo tabled Toby’s Law for the fourth time at Queen’s Park Feb 21.

The bill will amend the Ontario Human Rights Code to include gender identity and gender expression. This is the first time the bill has the support of all three political parties, which DiNovo says may help to speed its passing.

Ottawa Centre Liberal MPP Yasir Naqvi says he proudly put his name on the bill.

“Today we made history tabling Toby’s Law with support from members from all three parties,” he says. “This is the first step. It will now be debated in the legislature and passed. This will ensure we protect the human rights of the trans community in Ontario.”

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Since: Jul 09

Indy/Philly/Toronto

#1 Feb 23, 2012
Yeah . . . that's how we roll.

“Together for 24, legal for 5”

Since: Sep 07

Littleton, NH

#2 Feb 23, 2012
Canada ROCKS!

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