Ontario News and Stories

Thousands of Canadian Students Walked Out of Class as a Protest for Better Sex Ed

Students led a walkout after Ontario Premiere Doug Ford repealed the 2015 curriculum that dealt with LGBTQ issues and consent

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A Boost to Trans Rights, Ontario Just Released Its First Gender-Neutral Birth Certificate

Canada’s largest province just made a change to their birth certificates, letting Canadians choose M, F or X for their gender — or remove the designation altogether

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Watch This Non-Muslim Politician Handle a Protestor Yelling About Anti-Gay Islamic Law (Video)

An angry protestor asked turban-wearing politician Jagmeet Singh, “At what point, when we’re throwing gays off rooftops?” Singh’s response is impressive

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These 27 Shots of Male Underwater Beauties Will Leave You Breathless

This underwater photography not only features hot models, they also illustrate the fun and profound qualities that make swimming so enjoyable

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Around the World: The Dictionary Is the Unlikely Queer Ally We Need, Russia Wants to Ban FIFA ’17

The dictionary has had our back for ages when it comes to explaining what words mean — and now they have our back when it comes to the spectrum of queer identities.

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Post-Gayborhoods: Toronto’s Queen Street West Is Wild About Art

Toronto’s Queen Street West is home to the Toronto Queer Arts Festival and loads of eclectic bars and restaurants.

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Catholic School Bans Rainbows

Canadian students earned the right to create Gay-Straight Alliances in their schools earlier this year, but that doesn’t mean Catholic administrators are making the process easy for them. Leanne Iskander, 16, who founded the school’s “unofficial” gay-straight alliance in March, tells Xtra the Dufferin-Peel Catholic School Board put the kibosh on[…]

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