Jun 22, 2018
Transgender Patients: Toward Gender-Affirming Care

Bill C-16 adds prohibitions against discrimination on the basis of gender identity and gender expression to the Canadian Human Rights Act, amends the criminal code to extend protections against hate speech.

 

"Bill C-16 an Act to amend the Canadian Human Rights act and Criminal Code received royal assent on June 17, 2017. The bill adds prohibitions against discrimination on the basis of gender identity and gender expression to the Canadian Human Rights Act, amends the criminal code to extend protections against hate speech and allows judges to take into consideration when sentencing whether a crime was motivated by hatred of the victim’s gender identity or expression." - Read More.