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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...
posted for lesbian readers on 25/06/2010
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I live in a small town and it is hard to find a woman because they are so tight lipped over this stuff, and really would like to meet some nice woman and take it from there. So I don't understand how this all works and don't know how anyone gets ahold of you but hopefully its from here. Please write and I will answer , Corey
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posted for lesbian readers on 25/06/2010
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I live in a small town and it is hard to find a woman because they are so tight lipped over this stuff, and really would like to meet some nice woman and take it from there. So I don't understand how this all works and don't know how anyone gets ahold of you but hopefully its from here. Please write and I will answer , Corey
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