Canada Attorney General. Canadian human rights law has not extended the definition of sexual orientation beyond heterosexuality, homosexuality or bisexuality. North West Territories: His motion was defeated in the House of Commons. On July 20,Canada became the first country outside Europe and the fourth country in the world to legalize same-sex marriage nationwide after the enactment of the Civil Marriage Act.
For Intersex Awareness Day in OctoberEgale Canada published a statement calling on the Canadian Government to protect the rights of intersex persons, fulfiling "treaty body obligations under international law," and accompanied by a submission to the UN Committee Against Torture.
Religious freedom. To ensure the confidentiality of responses collected for the Census, a random rounding process is used to alter the values reported in individual cells. The measure must be approved a second time at the next General Synod in to come into force. September 15,
In modern times, two-spirit is frequently used by First Nations groups to refer to people who embody these gender traits, and is occasionally used to reference the entire indigenous LGBT community.