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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

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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 experienced transphobia from your healthcare provider?

The majority of people visiting this site have said No

Yes, I have trouble finding a doctor (9%) Yes, but I was able to find other healthcare (9%) No (81%)

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...
(user currently living in UNITED STATES) posted for lesbian readers on 13/04/2013
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Hi to everyone,

My girlfriend and I has been together since 2010; however she went to her country to get a turist visa, in order to be legal in USA where I am leving at this moment, the cituation is getting very bad, because she did something that were not suppos to do, and she follow other people to get fake papers, in order to obtain turist visa to enter USA, however in the embassy they figure out that all the papers presented in the embassy were fake, so since them she could not return to USA and the sad part she wanted to comit sucide.
I was able to see her for two weeks I went to her country, but the moment I left she was very sad and she does not want to see me till everything is ok, I decide to star looking for a job in Canada for two reasom since and her country and where I leave in USA are not allow to get marry.
Since I am USA citizens,I could have better opportunity, I am try very hard in order to go over there and take my girlfriend with me, since we want to get marry in the near future, I am getting a little desperate, if some one please could help me or to oriented me where to go I will apreciated. my email is ebo6966@yahoo.com
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(user currently living in UNITED STATES) posted for lesbian readers on 13/04/2013
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Hi to everyone,

My girlfriend and I has been together since 2010; however she went to her country to get a turist visa, in order to be legal in USA where I am leving at this moment, the cituation is getting very bad, because she did something that were not suppos to do, and she follow other people to get fake papers, in order to obtain turist visa to enter USA, however in the embassy they figure out that all the papers presented in the embassy were fake, so since them she could not return to USA and the sad part she wanted to comit sucide.
I was able to see her for two weeks I went to her country, but the moment I left she was very sad and she does not want to see me till everything is ok, I decide to star looking for a job in Canada for two reasom since and her country and where I leave in USA are not allow to get marry.
Since I am USA citizens,I could have better opportunity, I am try very hard in order to go over there and take my girlfriend with me, since we want to get marry in the near future, I am getting a little desperate, if some one please could help me or to oriented me where to go I will apreciated. my email is ebo6966@yahoo.com
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