Canada: House of Commons Passes Transgender Rights Bill

Written by scott on March 21st, 2013

Canadian FlagAs the transgender rights movement moves to the forefront, Canada is leading the way (once again) with a transgender rights bill. Gay Star News reports:

Canada’s House of Commons has passed a bill making it illegal to discriminate against transgender people. The bill passed by a vote of 149 for and 137 against, with the crucial support of 16 Conservatives, including four cabinet ministers. Prime Minister Stephen Harper opposed the bill. The bill was now go before the Senate, which is unelected and expected to approve it.

 

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