“There’s no place for the state in the bedrooms of the nation.” – Pierre Elliott Trudeau
Homosexuality is decriminalized across Canada.
The Canadian charter of rights and freedoms is enacted, protecting all Canadians from discrimination.
Sexual orientation is explicitly added to the Canadian Human Rights Act as prohibited grounds of discrimination.
Equal marriage bill passed by Parliament and becomes law from coast to coast to coast.
“With dialogue and with understanding, we will move forward together. But we can’t do it alone. The changing of hearts and minds is a collective effort. We need to work together, to make the crucial progress that LGBTQ2 Canadians deserve.”Justin TrudeauLeader of the Liberal Party of Canada