OTTAWA, March 2 /CNW Telbec/ -
WHAT: MPP Cheri DiNovo to announce Ontario Human Rights Code
Amendment Act to include 'gender identity' as enumerated ground.
WHEN: Monday March 5, 11:00 a.m.
WHERE: Queen's Park Press Gallery
WHY: The Trans Health Lobby Group supports the amendment to the Ontario
Human Rights Code to include 'gender identity' as an enumerated
- Susan Gapka: Chair, Trans Health Lobby Group, Rainbow Health Network
- Rosalyn Forrester: Member, Trans Health Lobby Group
Co-founder, Canadian Transexuals Fight for Rights
- Martine Stonehouse: Member, Trans Health Lobby Group
Member, Canadian Union of Public Employees'
National & Ontario Pink Triangle Committees
Transsexual and transgender people face harassment and discrimination in
their daily lives including significant barriers to employment, housing, and
services. Amending the Ontario Human Rights Code to include specific
protection for transsexual and transgender people will help to address this
inequality and is a political priority for the Trans Health Lobby Group.
The Trans Health Lobby Group is a committee of the Rainbow Health
Network, a Reference Group of the Coalition for Lesbian and Gay Rights in
For further information:
For further information: Susan Gapka, (647) 882-2776,