In NovembrePrince Edward Island MLAs expressed unanimous support by passing a motion to ban gay conversion therapy in the province. Gender identity may or may not conform to a person's birth assigned sex. The first ruling required the Federal Government to draft legislation recognizing same-sex marriage, but later rulings brought the new definition into effect immediately in the jurisdictions concerned. He has since been followed by other gay and lesbian politicians in Parliament: Legislative Assembly of Yukon. Inwithin the framework of its constitutional principles Canada was part of the Joint statement on human rights, sexual orientation and gender identity delivered in the United Nations General Assemblyon behalf of 66 countries. During the British North American era, same-sex sexual activity between men was a capital crime and resulted in the death penalty.
Intersex rights in Canada.
Loi canadienne sur les droits de la personne was amended to include sexual orientation as a protected ground. The statement referred to Criminal Code [s. Public education governance bodies may place limits on the freedom of expression and the freedom of religion rights of teachers and school counsellors with respect to statements they may make regarding LGBT issues, both on and off the job.