Transgender and Women’s Equality Rights

How should much-needed human rights protection be extended to transgendered people? Existing grounds that have been invoked include sex, sexual orientation and disability. Some advocates have suggested that the addition of ‘gender identity’ would better protect trans people. However, the idea of self-identification being the only criteria for protection under the ground of “gender identity”…

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Students’ Work with NAWL: Trans. What?

Cet article est disponible uniquement en anglais. There have been a number of important test cases recently decided in Canada at the tribunal level concerning transgender human rights, including Ferris v. Office and Technical Employees Union, Local 15, [1999] B.C.H.R.T.D. No. 55; Mamela v. Vancouver Lesbian Connection, [1999] B.C.H.R.T.D. No. 51 (B.C.H.R.T.); Sheridan v. Sanctuary…

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