Statment: La Madame Incident in Veracruz, Mexico

The Canadian Centre for Gender & Sexual Diversity would like to acknowledge and morn the shooting on May 22, 2016 in La Madame, LGBTQ bar in Veracruz, Mexico.

Working with our international partners, we are regularly notified of incidents and opportunities for solidarity work. With that said, we acknowledge that we were not aware of this incident until today, and recognize that we still have work to do to ensure that all lives are honoured.

We take action to remember the 7 people who died, and all those affected by this terrible incident.

We will also continue to look for opportunities to work in collaboration with all partners in Canada and internationally to take action.

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