LGBTQ

Members of the Porter Creek Secondary School Gender and Sexuality Alliance pose for a photo outside the Yukon Legislature after the ban on conversion therapy became law on Nov. 9. (Haley Ritchie/Yukon News)

New laws ban anti-gay, anti-trans therapy and enable leave for domestic violence

The two new laws received official assent in the House on Nov. 9

 

Movie poster for <em>Ìfé,</em> a movie being shown during OUT North Film Festival, which includes approximately 20 different films accessible online this year. (Submitted)

OUT North Film Festival moves to virtual format

In its ninth year, the artistic director said this year has a more diverse set of short and feature films

 

All Genders Yukon Society receives $100k for free counselling program

The All Genders Yukon Society (AGYS) has received a roughly $100,000 boost…

 

Executive director hired for Pride Centre

Joe Wickenhauser has been hired as the executive director of the territory’s…

Bill banning conversion therapy tabled in Yukon legislature

The Yukon government is looking to pass a bill that would see the ban of conversion therapy.

LGBTQ2S+ group raises concerns regarding discrimination in Yukon schools

Minister Jeanie Dendys told reporters changes are likely to occur

Petition calls on YG to ban conversion therapy

‘There may come a time in which our society is not as welcoming of LGBT youth as it is now’

Yukon legislative assembly passes act to ensure more gender-inclusive language

The Equality of Spouses Act bolsters legal fairness for the LGBTQ2S+ community

Whitehorse basks in 24 Hours of Gaylight

‘You are worthy, you are loved, you are enough’

Reflecting on 25 years of the struggle for queer rights in the Yukon

Helen Fallding | Special to the News I keep hearing through the…

  • Jun 19, 2018

Anonymous show offers Yukon trans artists a chance to share their stories

‘These pieces are windows into a soul’

Apology a hard-fought win

No one should ever feel shame, or hate themselves for who they are

  • Dec 19, 2017