LGBT

PSAC is committed to recognizing and celebrating the contributions of union members from lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer, transgender and transsexual communities

April 25, 2017
The recent news from Chechnya is unacceptable and alarming. 
April 19, 2017
What impact will this year’s federal budget have on human rights and equity issues: women, immigration and refugees, people with disabilities, LGBTQ issues and Indigenous Peoples.
April 13, 2017
More than 500 PSAC members from five equity groups and their allies attended the union’s triennial National Equity Conferences in Toronto last month to raise awareness, deepen their knowledge and strategize around issues of discrimination and equality. With the theme “Equality at Work”, the five-day gathering was the second time PSAC held the conferences for all five equity groups simultaneously in one location, allowing for the cross-sharing of issues and perspectives among members from racially visible, GLBT, Aboriginal, women and disability groups and communities.
November 18, 2016
PSAC is thrilled that the House of Commons adopted a bill that will enshrine trans rights into Canadian law. The bill was passed at Third Reading, but will still need to go through the Senate. Bill C-16 adds gender identity and gender expression as prohibited grounds of discrimination under the Canadian Human Rights Act. It also adds gender identity and gender expression to the list of distinguishing characteristics of “identifiable groups” protected by the hate speech provisions in the Criminal Code.
November 17, 2016
On the Trans Day of Remembrance, November 20th, PSAC commemorates the trans, two-spirit and non-binary people who have lost their lives to transphobic violence. We also honour those who continue to face violence and discrimination as they work for more just and inclusive communities.
August 25, 2016
We want to remind PSAC members to register for our National Equity Conferences that will take place in Toronto on March 2017.
July 6, 2016
“Celebrating pride, securing respect”
June 13, 2016
PSAC stands in solidarity with GLBT communities and pledges to honour the memories of 49 people who were killed by continuing  to stand up against homophobia, transphobia, racism and Islamophobia.
May 16, 2016
PSAC is committed to advancing the rights of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people in Canada. We work to eradicate homophobia and transphobia in the workplace.
June 25, 2015
PSAC is proud of the victories we have achieved for our GLBT members  through collective bargaining, litigation and mobilization. Truly, PSAC Works for GLBT Rights. 

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