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Support Bill C-16

February 7th 2017

Bill C-16, An Act to amend the Canadian Human Rights Act and the Criminal Code (gender identity and gender expression), is currently before the Senate.  The opponents of trans rights are mobilized and inundating Senators with their views.  Their voices …

Curator of the A Third Gender: Beautiful Youths in Japanese Prints exhibit writes in the ROM Blog

November 17th 2016

“One could, however, pose the following questions: are these images appropriate for young audiences, or are they “obscene”? Should children be allowed in the exhibition space? Should minors require parental consent? Or should only those who are eighteen and over …

Ido Katri in the Huffington Post Canada on upcoming forum Examining Bill C-16 and the Ontario Human Rights Code

November 15th 2016

SJD candidate and collaborative student Ido Katri responds to the upcoming forum in The Huffington Post Canada. “Freedom of speech does not only protect one’s right to be offensive, it also protects individual and communities’ right to express their diversity. …