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Lesbian and Gay Rights in Canada

Miriam Smith

Lesbian and Gay Rights in Canada

Social Movements and Equality-Seeking, 1971-1995

by Miriam Smith

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  • 40 Currently reading

Published by University of Toronto Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gay & Lesbian studies,
  • Social groups & communities,
  • Postwar period, 1945 to c 2000,
  • Gay rights,
  • Political And Civil Rights,
  • Sex Relations,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Social Science,
  • Gender Studies,
  • Sociology,
  • Canada,
  • Gay Studies,
  • Social Science / Lesbian Studies,
  • Canadian Charter of Rights and,
  • Lesbian Studies,
  • Canada.,
  • Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms,
  • Gay liberation movement

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7873170M
    ISBN 100802043917
    ISBN 109780802043917

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'Lesbian and Gay Rights in Canada stands as the first book-length treatment of the Canadian lesbian and gay rights movement and as an obvious source for those involved in comparative research on social movements and, in particular, gay and lesbian political action.' 'Lesbian and Gay Rights in Canada makes a serious advance in state-of-the-art research in fields of political science and queer and 4/5(1).

To the expanding literature on lesbian and gay rights in Canada, Miriam Smith contributes this fascinating analysis of trends in the movement toward equality for sexual minorities in 4/5. Lesbian and Gay Rights in Canada: Social Movements and Equality-seeking, Miriam Catherine Smith University of Toronto Press, Jan 1, - Social Science - pages.

The lesbian and gay rights movement in Canada has undergone tremendous changes over the period from to From a fragile set of small and dispersed groups inthe communities have grown to institutional and social diversity, especially in major urban centres.

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First Published eBook Published 18 August Cited by: Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) rights in Canada are some of the most advanced in the Americas and in the world. Same-sex sexual activity has been lawful in Canada since Jwhen the Criminal Law Amendment Act (also known as Bill C) came into force upon royal mination protections: Sexual orientation.

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Canada that the term " sexual orientation " was to be " read in " to Section 15 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms -- Canada's constitution.

This is the section that deals with equality rights. An Ontario Court judge ruled that same-sex couples must. PFLAG Canada provides support, education and resources on issues of sexual orientation and gender identity.

It assists in the recognition and growth of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, transsexual, two-spirit, intersex, queer and questioning persons and their families in Canada.

Summary: Using archival material that has largely been ignored, as well as interviews with Canadian activists, Smith investigates the ways in which the Canadian lesbian and gay movement has changed in response to the Charter of Rights and Freedoms.

Inafter more than two decades of support for lesbian and gay struggles, the American Civil Liberties Union established a national Lesbian and Gay Rights Project. Working in close collaboration with the ACLU's affiliates nationwide, the Project coordinates the most extensive gay rights legal program in the nation.

Miriam Smith is Professor in the School of Public Policy and Administration at York University, Toronto, Canada. She is the author of Lesbian and Gay Rights in Canada: Social Movements and Equality-Seeking, () and co-editor with Michael Orsini of Critical Policy Studies ().Cited by: Lesbian and Gay Liberation in Canada: A Selected Annotated Chronology, Volume 1, was originally published by Homewood Books in The book is a chronology of the first twelve years of the organized homophile/gay liberation movement in Canada.

Sponsorship: This book has been published with the assistance of an award from the John Damien Trust and a grant from the Lesbian and Gay Community Appeal of Toronto.

The publisher also gratefully acknowledges the financial assistance of the Canada Council and the Ontario Arts Council. Digital copy for this book is from GLBT Life with Full Text and is used with the permission of EBSCO Publishing. She is the author of Lesbian and Gay Rights in Canada: Social Movements and Equality-Seeking, () and co-editor with Michael Orsini of Critical Policy Studies ().

Reviews "This arresting book historically interrogates the relationship between sexuality and social policy development in the United States and Canada.

By the mids, the U.S. and Canada were fi rmly set on divergent trajectories in lesbian and gay rights policy. The failure of the U.S. to enact policy changes to modernize the criminal law on homosexuality stood in contrast to the decisions made in other similar democracies over the same period, notably Britain and Canada.

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LGBT Rights. In in Toronto, Ontario, printer SCOTT BROCKIE was fined $5, for refusing to print homosexual-themed stationery for the Canadian Gay and Lesbian Archives.

The human rights commissioner in this case was Heather MacNaughton. Get this from a library. Political institutions and lesbian and gay rights in the United States and Canada.

[Miriam Catherine Smith] -- Lesbian and gay citizens today enjoy a much broader array of rights and obligations and a greater ability to live their lives openly in both the U.S. and Canada. However, while human rights. Gay rights movement, also called homosexual rights movement or gay liberation movement, civil rights movement that advocates equal rights for gay men, lesbians, bisexuals, and transsexuals; seeks to eliminate sodomy laws barring homosexual acts between consenting adults; and calls for an end to discrimination against gay men and lesbians in employment, credit lending.

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