Health Care

Ban Gay Conversion Therapy for Minors

A teenager comes out to his family and his parents spend the night yelling, crying and blaming their child for being gay. They take their child to a “doctor” that claims he can make their child straight. This teenager is enrolled in a Gay Conversion Therapy program against his will and constantly told that he is immoral and evil. He will experience shame, depression, anxiety, and suicidal thoughts. No matter how much ...more »

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Youth Mental Health - Educate our youth, and improve services

Mental Health services and education in the province of Ontario need to be examined and improved. Youth suffering from intense mental health problems are not being served as they need to be. Wait lists for assistance are extensive, help lines are inadequate, and knowledge about what services do exist is limited. The system itself appears to be evaluated based on how many youth it serves, rather than on how many youth ...more »

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You deserve respect! Let's strengthen the Human Rights Code

You deserve equality. We have a fabulous law to protect equality for people of all colours, genders, sexual orientations, disabilities, ages, nationalities, etc.: The Ontario Human Rights Code. Most people don't even know about the law and most organizations don't follow it. I suggest that we… Create a series of public service announcements to educate people about the Code online & on TV. Require all organizations to ...more »

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YOU deserve respect!

You deserve equality. We have a fabulous law to protect equality for people of all colours, genders, sexual orientations, disabilities, ages, nationalities, etc.: The Ontario Human Rights Code. Most people don't even know about the law and most organizations don't follow it. I suggest that we… Create a series of public service announcements to educate people about the Code online & on TV. Require all organizations to ...more »

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Minister of LGBTQ Affairs

Being a pioneer in what concerns human rights, as well as being the first province in our Country to legalize same-sex marriage, I believe that it is important for the Liberal Party to officially recognize the needs of the LGBTQ community, and to have a Minister of LGBTQ affairs, such as we have with francophone affairs, aboriginal affairs, and women's issues.

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