Category Archives: Canada

Miss Universe reverses decision and allows transgender woman back into competition

According to CNN, Miss Universe Canada decided to reverse its decision to disqualify a transgender woman who was a finalist in the competition. In the statement Monday night, the Miss Universe Organization said Jenna Talackova, 23, said that she could … Continue reading

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Miss Universe Canada By Gordon Hoekstra An online petition has been started to get transsexual Miss Universe Canada finalist Jenna Talackova of Vancouver reinstated. The petition, which was started by a man in Brooklyn,…

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Transgender woman disqualified from Miss Universe Canada

According to The Huffington Post, a transgender woman was disqualified from Miss Universe Canada Friday. Jenna Talackova, 23, was a finalist in the competition before it was discovered that she was born a man and had undergone sexual reassignment surgery … Continue reading

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By Max Harrold MONTREAL • A Montreal auctioneer has cancelled a plan to auction off what he says are human remains from a Nazi death camp. A 26-year veteran of the auction business, Patrick…

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Andrew Barr/National Post Every few weeks, physicians at a Toronto fertility clinic provide treatment to help a transsexual man who used to be a woman get pregnant, taking advantage of still-intact wombs — and…

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By Richard Allen Greene, CNN (CNN) — Zainab Shafia’s crime was to run off to marry a man her parents hated. Middle sister Sahar’s crime was to wear revealing clothes and have secret boyfriends.…

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Update: Alleged honor killing in Canada

According to CNN, the three Afghan immigrants, Mohammed Shafia, 58; his wife, Tooba Mohammad Yahya, 42; and their son, Hamed, 21, were convicted of first-degree murder on Sunday by a Canadian jury. They will appeal their sentence. They were convicted … Continue reading

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