Pride Parliament Policy & Legislation Panel (and Reception)

copy-of-copyThe Canadian Centre for Gender & Sexual Diversity, continues its advocacy & education with the Pride Parliament Policy & Legislation Panel (and Reception) on Oct 25 at 5:30 pm in room 160S Centre Block hosted by Senator Mobina Jaffer.

This unique events invites Members of Parliament, Senators & their staff to learn about the issues that are and will be facing LGBTQ+ Canadians.

This year, we are proud to host panelists (and topics):

  • Ivan Coyote (trans youth)
  • Sharp Dopler (two-spirit & Indigenous)
  • Dr. Dan Irving (trans people)
  • Ken Jeffers (LGBTQ+ youth)
  • Dr. Gary Kinsman (vulnerable LGBTQ people)
  • Ryan Peck (LGBTQ & HIV)

With special guest:

  • Deputy Foreign Minister of the Federal Republic of Germany, Mr. Michael Roth (International LGBTQ issues)

The event will start at 5:30 pm with run featuring very incredible and brief presentations from panels who will share with you their hopes for the future of the LGBTQ+ community.

At 6:30 pm we will then host a reception for fabulous reception & more intimate dialogue.

Members of Parliament, Senators & hill staff please RSVP now (space is limited):;
Should you have any question, please email: or call: 613-858-3427

Please click here for presenter biographies.