1 June 2012
Manhunt continues for ‘killer bisexual porn actor’
The hunt for a man who is believed to have murdered and dismembered a male lover and sent parts of his body to government officials has continued today.
27 April 2012
Canada: Lesbian couple ordered to divide sperm in split
A Canadian court has ruled that a lesbian couple who separated in 2006 ought to have divided up donated sperm they had frozen in the same way that they had their other assets.
21 April 2012
Canada: Gay porn interrupts local television news
A newscast on a local television station in Hamilton, Ontario was interrupted yesterday by three minutes of hardcore gay pornography, which has drawn equal amounts of humour and outrage across social networks.
18 April 2012
Canada: Man to be charged today over murder of gay rights activist
A man is due to be charged with second-degree murder today following the death of a popular gay rights activist.
17 April 2012
Canada: Prominent gay activist killed in apparent hate crime
A prominent gay rights activist and journalist in Halifax was beaten to death outside a popular gay bar, Canadian media organisations report, in what seems to be a homophobic hate crime.
16 April 2012
Canada: Wildrose Party candidate under fire for homophobic comments
The leader of Alberta's Wildrose Party, Danielle Smith, is under pressure to sack one of her candidates, after one of his blogs from last year was discovered, where he said homosexuals are deemed to spend an eternity in hell.
11 April 2012
Leader of Wildrose Party in Canada says she is pro-gay, pro-choice
Danielle Smith, leader of the Wildrose Party in Canada, has moved to quash rumours surrounding her social beliefs by confirming that she is in favour of marriage equality, and is pro-choice on abortion rights.
3 April 2012
Transgender contestant may be allowed to return to Miss Universe Canada
A woman who was ousted from the Miss Universe Canada competition because she is transgender has been allowed back into the competition if she can prove she meets the requirements for gender recognition by Canadian authorities.
25 March 2012
Miss Universe Canada rejects transgender contestant
A beauty pageant owned by Donald Trump has booted a contestant out of the competition because she was born male.
17 February 2012
Canada expected to fill gay marriage ‘gap’ today
Canada is expected to announce changes to its Civil Marriage Act today which will stem fears about the validity of gay marriages between couples who could wed in Canada but not their home countries.
6 February 2012
Canada: Trans woman detained under US flight rules
In the wake of Canada’s continued support of a no-fly rule for anyone who fails to meet gender norms, as subjectively assessed by that country’s border police, a harrowing tale emerges of an incident last year in the United States.
31 January 2012
Comment: The Canadian rule which bans transgender flight
Jane Fae examines the rules, introduced last July but only now coming to light, which state that an air carrier “shall not transport a passenger if [...] the passenger does not appear to be of the gender indicated on the identification he or she presents”.
31 January 2012
Rebel alliance slams Star Wars game over gay characters
It could be described as a period of uncivil war, the Family Research Council striking from a hidden base in Washington, DC, attempting to win their first victory against the Bioware gaming empire.
16 January 2012
Canada to fill ‘gap’ on gay marriage
The Canadian Justice Minister has reassured thousands of gay couples who have married in his country that their unions will be recognised there, but admitted there is a "legislative gap" in the rules on foreign nationals' marriages.
13 January 2012
Legal groups: Canada’s overseas gay marriages are safe
Gay advocacy groups have responded to a statement by a government lawyer yesterday which called into question the validity of thousands of gay marriages between foreign nationals on Canadian soil.
12 January 2012
Up to 5,000 Canadian gay marriages ‘may not be valid’
A lawyer for the Canadian government has said thousands of marriages between overseas gay couples which have taken place in the country since 2004 may not all be valid under domestic law.
13 December 2011
One half of Canadian ‘gay’ penguin couple finds a straight mate
One half of Canada's best known gay couples, a pair of African penguins, has found a new mate, of the opposite sex.
8 December 2011
Rufus Wainwright speaks of “manly” album, having “certainly enough gay records”
Musician Rufus Wainwright has described a "very manly" tone to his seventh studio album, after always putting on "a lavish spectacle".
28 November 2011
Video: Lady Gaga’s surprise message to Canadian school tackling bullying
The students at a Canadian school received a surprise message of congratulation from Lady Gaga last week after writing to her about a pledge they had drawn up to stop bullying.
25 November 2011
Canadian regional tourism board accidentally “bans” gay adverts for China
Tourist board of British Columbia official mixes up "may not be promoted" and "must not be promoted" when telling businesses how to promote the region to a Chinese audience.