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CANADA

Male to Male relationships: Legal
Punishments for male to male relationships: No law
Female to Female Relationships: Legal
Age of consent: Different for heterosexuals and homosexuals
Marriage and Substitutes for Marriage: Recognized on national level
Is it possible to change your gender on official documents?: Only in some areas
Gay or lesbian able to serve in the armed forces: Yes

Your Views

Are you LGBTI? We want to hear from you! Help us inform other users of the site with your views on this country. Below is a random question about this country. If it is relevant to you please answer it.

Have you been harassed or arrested in CANADA because of your same-sex relationship?

The majority of people visiting this site have said No

Yes, it is against the law to be gay, lesbian or trans (0 %) Yes, but it is not against the law (10%) Yes (0 %) No (90%)

The Your Stories section is all about you! Please take a minute to tell visitors of the ILGA website about what LGBTI life is like in reality. Please submit your personal story and share your experience!

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Readers Experiences

This is what people are saying about life for LGBTI people in CANADA...
Stephen (user currently living in CANADA) posted for bisexual readers on 02/03/2014 tagged with gender identity, sexual orientation
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Hi, my name is Stephen, from Toronto. My partner is organizing a call for submissions for bi* identified photographers for "FLUID" - (bisexual/queer/pansexual/fluid/omnisexual/two spirit/don't-label-me & other non-exclusively straight or non-exclusively gay identities) -- photo exhibit planned for June 2014, for WorldPride (Toronto, Canada). We are interested in seeing a variety of photo based work (digital, collage, analog, historical process) and experimental works. More info on theme / how to enter is on our blog: http://fluid2014.wordpress.com. Deadline for submissions is April 1st. You can contact Catherine at fluidtoronto@gmail.com with questions or for more info!
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Stephen (user currently living in CANADA) posted for bisexual readers on 02/03/2014 tagged with gender identity, sexual orientation
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Hi, my name is Stephen, from Toronto. My partner is organizing a call for submissions for bi* identified photographers for "FLUID" - (bisexual/queer/pansexual/fluid/omnisexual/two spirit/don't-label-me & other non-exclusively straight or non-exclusively gay identities) -- photo exhibit planned for June 2014, for WorldPride (Toronto, Canada). We are interested in seeing a variety of photo based work (digital, collage, analog, historical process) and experimental works. More info on theme / how to enter is on our blog: http://fluid2014.wordpress.com. Deadline for submissions is April 1st. You can contact Catherine at fluidtoronto@gmail.com with questions or for more info!
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