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Canadian Football League Players Fined for Posts About Michael Sam

Feb 12
The Canadian Football League fined two players Tuesday for making inappropriate comments about openly gay football player Michael Sam.

Got Luge?: Civil Rights Org Launches Social Media Campaign on Eve of Olympics

By Bobby McGuire | Feb 7
Move over men’s figure skating. Step aside ice dancing. The Canadian Institute of Diversity and Inclusion (CIDI) has dubbed the two-man luge as the single most gay event in the Winter Olympic Games. No if’s, ands, or butts.

Canadian Cities Show LGBT Support During Winter Olympics

By Jason St. Amand | Feb 7
Vancouver, Montreal and a number of other Canadian cities announced plans to fly the rainbow flag during the Sochi Winter Olympics in order to show support for Russia’s LGBT community.

Canadian Court Strikes Down Anti-Prostitution Laws

By Charmaine Noronha | Dec 20
Canada’s highest court struck down the country’s anti-prostitution laws in their entirety Friday, including against keeping a brothel.

Canadian Store Owner Pulls ’Gay Away’ Gag Candy

By Winnie McCroy | Dec 13
A Manitoba store came under fire after selling "Gay Away," a novelty candy pill purported to "cure gayness."

Out Canadian Councilor to Go to Winter Olympics

By Jason St. Amand | Dec 11
Vancouver, Canada, councilor Tim Stevenson, who is openly gay, announced on Wednesday that he will go to the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, despite the country’s anti-gay laws.

Toronto Hosts Space for LGBT Athletes During Sochi Olympics

By Winnie McCroy | Dec 2
In what is a running Olympic tradition, Pride House Toronto has come forward to host a welcoming space for LGBT athletes during the Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, this February.

Toronto Will Host a Pride House During Olympics Amid Anti-Gay Climate

By Lori Ewing | Nov 29
Toronto is carrying on an Olympic tradition that had its beginnings in Vancouver, but has been outlawed for the Winter Games in Sochi.

Canadian Man Paralyzed After Alleged Anti-Gay Crime

By Jason St. Amand | Oct 15
A gay man from Canada has been paralyzed after being attacked in an alleged hate crime on Oct. 12.

Straight Canadian Man Attacked for Being Perceived as Gay

By Jason St. Amand | Oct 11
A straight Canadian man says he was physically attacked for the second time for "looking gay."

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