2SLGBTQIA+ organizations rally for more funding, support amidst growing anti-gender movement

“We’re seeing this heightened level of polarization in Canada where specific communities are being targeted.”

Why It Matters

With a rising tide of far-right activists working to claw-back gains made by Canada’s 2SLGBTQI+ communities, more funding and support is needed for the organizations that serve those communities and advocate for their interests. Without an increase in support, human rights and lives may be at risk

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