A year ago the military ombudsman said that as soon as the minister gives approval he would begin revising service records for veterans who were kicked out for being gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender.
I had the opportunity to speak on the NDP opposition motion regarding Nuclear Disarmament. I dedicated my remarks to the remarkable John and Betsy Bury. Betsy and the late Dr. Bury have been working for peace for the past 60 years.
Canada Must Condemn Horrific Violence Against Gay Men in Chechnya
Russian news sources have reported the disappearance of more than 100 gay men at the hands of local authorities in Chechnya. Faced with torture, humiliation, and abuse, it has been confirmed that three of these men have died.