Pop-up For Pride: Human Rights 101

Celebrate Pride and brush up on the rights and responsibilities protecting 2SLGBTQIA+ people under Nova Scotia’s Human Rights Act. Join Commission staff for this engaging in-person or online information session:

When: Monday, July 22, 2024, 3 – 5:00 p.m.

Location: Halifax Public Library, Lindsey Children's Room (2nd floor), or via Zoom (Register Here)

Did You Know?

  • Nova Scotia was one of the first provinces and territories in Canada to explicitly prohibit discrimination against trans people by adding gender identity and gender expression to the Human Rights Act in 2012. The Canadian Human Rights Act added gender identity and expression in 2017.
  • According to the 2021 Statistics Canada Census, Nova Scotia has the highest proportion of transgender and non-binary people in Canada, and Halifax is the second most gender-diverse city in the country.
  • The Commission applies an intersectional lens to human rights and has dedicated staff to liaise with Mi’kmaq, Indigenous, and African Nova Scotian communities and to promote culturally responsive practices in its processes.
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