LGBTQ2+

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

December 10, 2020
International Human Rights Day is a day to celebrate and recommit to advancing human rights here at home and globally.   Seventy-two years ago, on December 10, 1948, the United Nations adopted the Declaration of Human Rights. It was a revolutionary document for the times.  
November 20, 2020
Today, we mourn trans, two-spirit, non-binary and gender non-conforming people who have lost their lives to transphobia. November 20th is Trans Day of Remembrance (TDOR) which began in 1999 by trans advocate Gwendolyn Ann Smith as a vigil to honor the memory of Rita Hester, a trans woman who was murdered in 1998. On this day, PSAC mourns the loss of those who were loving partners, parents, family members, friends and community members. 
August 28, 2020
The Public Service Alliance of Canada has been awarded the 2020 Fighting Oppression Award by the Canadian Association of Labour Media (CALM) for our 2019 campaign Towards Inclusion.
May 29, 2020
As COVID-19 continues to spread, its impact has been hard hitting especially for vulnerable populations.
May 15, 2020
May 17th is the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia. The date of May 17th was specifically chosen to commemorate the World Health Organization’s decision in 1990 to declassify homosexuality as a mental disorder. Today, the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) recommits itself to fighting against the oppression, discrimination and harassment faced by the LGBTQ2+ community. 
February 11, 2020
The most recent results from the Public Service Employee Survey show that, despite some improvements over the years, significant barriers remain for marginalized groups. The annual survey, which asks questions about peoples’ experiences at work, provides a picture of the reality facing workers from diverse groups, and that picture is not always a rosy one.
June 21, 2019
Throughout the month of June, we will be highlighting the lives and achievement of PSAC activists in the LGBTQ2+ community.
June 5, 2019
Throughout the month of June, we will be highlighting the lives and achievement of PSAC activists in the LGBTQ2+ community.
May 17, 2019
On the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (May 17th), PSAC is united with LGBTQ2+ workers around the world in calling for an end to oppression and discrimination of gender and sexual minorities.
March 29, 2019
With a low GDP to debt ratio, and a manageable deficit, this government had the opportunity to invest in making life better for everyone. While there are some initiatives that we applaud, so much more could have, and should have been done. Here are some highlights:

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