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Canada votes to ban conversion therapy

Canada votes to ban conversion therapy

The legislation would make it illegal to have a child undergo the practice or have anyone unwillingly undergo it.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberals proposed the measure, though its passage prompted applause on both sides of the aisle.

Hate crime attack leaves man paralyzed

An openly gay man who is a church choir conductor will be paralyzed from the waist down after being viciously attacked in New Glasgow in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia.

In Ottawa, half of homeless youth identify as LGBTQ

OTTAWA, Canada -- It is estimated nearly half of Ottawa's homeless youth population identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ), and one-Toronto based researcher calls the issue an "epidemic" across Canada.