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If No Trans Person Has Been Stopped at the Gate, Why is This Such a Big Deal? Here’s Why

Since the Trans Flight Ban story broke, the question has been asked repeatedly. “Has anyone actually been stopped?” Transport Canada’s response to this question hasn’t wavered.┬áSpokespeople have echoed Minister Lebel’s earlier statements in the House, which were later repeated on February 7th by MP Pierre Polievre in the Tansport Committee Meeting: Transport Canada is not […]

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Motion To Repeal Trans Flight Ban is Defeated by Tories in Committee

Sadly, I must report that this morning’s vote did not go well in the meeting of Parliament’s Transport Committee. Olivia Chow’s motion to repeal article (c) of paragraph 5.2(1) (the transgender flight ban) was defeated in a vote of 6 to 5. Members voted along party lines. Here is the breakdown: NO – Adler – […]

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Transgender People are Completely Banned From Boarding Airplanes in Canada

The shit hit the fan in the trans blogosphere last night, when it came to light that there is a disturbing new section in the Identity Screening Regulations used in airports throughout Canada. Simply put,┬áTransgender People are Completely Banned From Boarding Airplanes in Canada. The offending section of the regulations reads: 5.2 (1) An air […]

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