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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

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Resi (user currently living in KENYA) posted for readers in response to this story on 14/10/2013
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Resi (user currently living in KENYA) posted for readers in response to this story on 14/10/2013
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that the event had been cancelled as a rluset of high security risks and a lack of co-operation from the police that meant they had no choice but to call off the event.Just yesterday, Serbian President Boris Tadic warned against creating an "atmosphere of chaos'" and "threats and violence". He said: "The state will do everything to protect people, whatever their national, religious, sexual or political orientation, and no group must resort to threats and violence, or take justice into its own hands and jeopardize the lives of those who think or are different."In a statement, the organisers of the event said a "full security study was commissioned more than three months ago by pride organisers and executed by the university defence department constructing a detailed strategy for all logistical possibilities to carry out pride safely with full instructions for how police would secure pride participants entrance to the parade, their safety during the event and their ability to leave the event unmolested.They added that the "study also made detailed recommendations for preventative measures that could be taken by police in the months leading up to pride to minimise the risk of violence." But they claim that the "police did not undertake these measures and despite months of meetings with pride organisers and daily meetings in the past two weeks have failed to act on security measures, instead choosing thetactic of pressurising organisers to cancel the event." http://ipttgrom.com [url=http://gyazqfajsg.com]gyazqfajsg[/url] [link=http://tatbprufy.com]tatbprufy[/link]
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