Protecting trans and gender-diverse persons from discrimination by passing Bill C-16.
Respecting all Canadians’ freedom to live according to their gender identity and express their gender as they choose by introducing an “X” gender designation for citizenship, immigration, passport, and other travel documents.
Launched It’s Time: Canada’s Strategy to Prevent and Address Gender-Based Violence, a strategy that will work to put an end to gender-based violence and better support survivors and their families.
Providing protection from persecution to LGBTQ2 refugees with funding to the Rainbow Refugee Society.
Helping Canadians defend and clarify their rights by reinstating the Court Challenges Program that provides financial support to Canadians in important court cases that advance equality and language rights.
Appointed a Special Advisor on LGBTQ2 Issues to the Prime Minister and established a secretariat to support his work in advancing the rights of the LGBTQ2 community.
Applying Gender-based Analysis Plus to the development of our policies to ensure that diverse groups of women, men, and gender-diverse people are supported by our policies and programs.
As the first sitting Prime Minister to march in a Pride parade in 2016, Prime Minister Trudeau continues to attend Pride parades across Canada to show solidarity with the LGBTQ2 community and spread our government’s message of inclusivity and openness.
There’s still more work to do:
Widening admissibility criteria for tax credit on medical fees related to fertility for single individuals or couples of the same sex.