Tag Archives: Canada

More research highlights bi experience of violence

New research from Canada confirms what we have seen elsewhere – that bisexual people are more likely to experience violence and abuse than both gay and straight people. Statistics Canada – their equivalent to our Office for National Statistics – note that “In 2014, overall, there were more than 100,000 incidents of violent victimization involving a bisexual victim and more […]

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Cancelling unfair convictions: Canada takes first steps

Canada is set to follow Britain in wiping the criminal records of bi and gay men convicted under laws that only applied because of homophobic legislation. The law, commonly known as C-66, is properly known as the¬†Expungement of Historically Unjust Convictions Act. In the debate on the bill, the Canadian government’s spokesperson on LGBTQ2 issues Randy Boissonnault presented it to […]

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