Although the BC Human Rights Code prohibits discrimination and harassment on the grounds of sexual orientation in areas of housing, employment, and service provision, oppressive behaviours against lesbians, gays, bisexual and transgender individuals still exist.  Homophobia and heterosexism are two pervasive issues that LGBT persons face.



Did You Know?

And even Robin Hood…

Robin Hood, the prince of thieves, may actually have been outlawed for being queer.  New studies of the medieval texts that first recorded his deeds suggest that he was actually a gay outlaw who had been exiled from “straight” society.  Little John, not Maid Marian, was his true love.

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