June 20, 2014

Vancouver's Gender-Neutral Pronoun Wars

Margaret Wente, Globe and Mail


The new policy will allow students to play on the sports team that they think best fits their gender identity. They’ll also be able to choose a gender-neutral washroom if they don’t like the ones that match the gender they were born with. School officials will not be obliged to inform the parents if a child is having gender-orientation issues.

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Canada Shows the Way on Gun Control Debate
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A Shameful Canadian Prostitution Law
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