Latest Tool Kit Resources
Policy on Discrimination and Harassment Because of Sexual Orientation by the Ontario Human Rights Commission.
OHRC Policy on Preventing Discrimination Because of Gender Identity and Gender Expression by the Ontario Human Rights Commission.
Information Sheet: Making an LGBTI Refugee Protection Claim in Canada
Contains: information and resources on what is involved in making a refugee protection claim in Canada, geared specifically toward LGBTI persons.
Primary Audience: individuals who are considering seeking asylum in Canada due to persecution, violence or threats because they are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual, transgender or intersex (LGBTI), or because others perceive them to be.
Report: Envisioning LGBT Refugee Rights in Canada: The Impact of Canada's New Immigration Regime
By Rohan Sajnani, June 2014
This report examines the impact on LGBT asylum seekers in Canada of federal Bill C-31 (December 2012) and the resulting Protecting Canada’s Immigration System Act, as well as other recent changes. It explores Canada’s international obligations, Canadian LGBT refugee jurisprudence, stereotyping, credibility assessment, resettlement, refugee health care and concludes with recommendations.
OUTline is an anonymous and confidential resource and support service specializing in questions about sexual orientation and gender identity. OUTline serves the University of Guelph and surrounding community. Services include online support through blog and live chat, awareness activities and training sessions, and links to resources in the Guelph area.
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