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Canadian Court Strikes Down Anti-Prostitution Laws

INTERNATIONAL | 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

INTERNATIONAL | 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

INTERNATIONAL | 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

INTERNATIONAL | 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

INTERNATIONAL | 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

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

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

Canadian Olympic Speed Skater Publicly Comes Out

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Sep 5
Canadian speed skater Anastasia Bucsis: "I’m so proud to be gay."

Scientists: Having Older Brothers Raises Odds of Being Gay

HEALTH | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 5
Canadian scientists have found a link between having older brothers and being gay.

Canadian Gay Man Opens Up About Alleged Anti-Gay Attack

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | Aug 21
A gay man from St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada, who was beaten last week, took to social media sites to open up about the alleged anti-gay attack.

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