25th September 2014
Canada: Teacher suspended for sticking ‘I’m gay’ sign on student’s back 19
8:46 AM — A secondary school teacher from Langley, British Columbia, has been suspended for sticking a sign on a student's back saying "I'm gay".
22nd September 2014
Canada: Vancouver LGBT activist Jim Deva dies in freak accident 9
2:27 PM — A Vancouver activist who won a court challenge over his right to sell LGBT-themed books has died in a freak accident.
17th September 2014
Hockey Canada introduces trans-friendly locker room policy 23
6:20 PM — Hockey Canada has introduced a new policy which allows transgender players to choose which locker room they would like to use.
14th September 2014
Canada: Anti-gay Toronto mayor Rob Ford’s brother running to succeed him 7
7:12 PM — The brother of Toronto mayor Rob Ford is in the running to succeed him, after the anti-gay politcian dropped his re-election bid over health concerns.
12th September 2014
Canada: Anti-gay Toronto mayor Rob Ford drops re-election bid 10
6:28 PM — Toronto's anti-gay mayor Rob Ford has dropped his re-election bid after being hospitalised with a tumour.
Canada: Devil statue with giant erection appears in Vancouver 21
5:30 PM — A giant statue of Satan with a large erection has appeared in Vancouver, and no-one knows where it came from.
7th September 2014
Watch: Homophobe lost for words when interviewer brings up anti-gay tweets 104
5:12 PM — A Toronto school trustee who claimed that Pride is a "freak show" and that "homosexism" is ruining Canada has refused to answer any questions about his statements in a bizarre interview.
1st September 2014
Video: Twins come out to their parents at the same time 9
12:35 PM — A pair of twins have released a video of them coming out to their parents at the same time.
30th August 2014
Rufus Wainwright: I’m glad I don’t have more gay fans, gay men have terrible taste in music 115
12:57 PM — Rufus Wainwright has said that he is glad that he doesn't have a large gay fanbase.
29th August 2014
Canadian Olympic luger aims to tackle homophobia through pride 1
12:41 PM — A Canadian out Olympic luger who came out earlier this year has said he wants to tackle homophobia in sport through participating in conversations throughout pride.
14th August 2014
Video: Lady Gaga reads thank you letter from lesbian fan 3
5:36 PM — Lady Gaga took time out of her Vancouver show this week to read a letter given to her by a lesbian fan.
11th August 2014
Gay Canadians still face an inequality which may surprise you 49
2:44 PM — The Commonwealth Games drew attention to human rights violations against LGBT people in many member nations, but it may surprise you to know that Canada, known for having taken steps forward for LGBT equality, still discriminates against its gay citizens.
6th August 2014
Toronto photographer documents his transition in a portrait series 7
10:47 PM — Photographer Wynne Neilly has released a self-portrait project entitled “Female to 'Male'” which documents his transition.
Football team told not to support men who their penis up ‘poopers’ 17
7:03 PM — A Canadian football team has received a deluge of hateful messages after temporarily changing its logo in support of Pride.
Canada: LGBs more at risk of teenage pregnancy, says British Columbia study
2:30 PM — A new study of teenagers in Canada has found that lesbian, gay and bisexual students are more at risk than heterosexuals when it comes to teenage pregnancy.
27th July 2014
LGBT rights demonstrators attacked at Toronto mayor’s appreciation event 10
5:36 PM — LGBT rights activists who turned up to protest against the Toronto Mayor's alleged homophobia at an event he held were attacked and told to go home.
23rd July 2014
Olympic kayak hopeful talks of relief after coming out as gay 6
1:26 PM — An Olympic kayak hopeful has discussed coming out as gay, saying it was a relief, and that he had an overwhelmingly positive reaction.
20th July 2014
Canada: Catholic school district creates first transgender student policy 6
4:06 PM — A Catholic school district in Vancouver has become the first to have a specific policy for transgender students.
14th July 2014
Ian Thorpe ‘considered’ coming out in 1998 but was warned it would lose sponsorships 10
2:15 PM — Ian Thorpe considered coming out publicly in 1998, but was warned it would lose him sponsorships, according to reports.
13th July 2014
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford: I’m a spendaphobe, not a homophobe 16
11:54 AM — Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has dodged questions about whether he is homophobic, claiming to be a "spendaphobe" instead.