Tagged antiBill CbisexualEverett KlippertgayGay historygross indecencylesbianlooniequeertransgender. In Canada, same-sex sexual activities between consenting adults were considered crimes punishable by imprisonment before Canada Minister of Justicethe Canadian Supreme Court ruled that gay publications, even those that were sexually explicit were protected by the freedom of speech and expression clauses in the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. The enactment of the Civil Marriage Act in marked a milestone in sexual orientation equality rights, by allowing same-sex couples to be married anywhere in Canada. Albert GazetteFebruary 7, Toronto StarMarch 2, London Free PressFebruary 13,
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The ruling was not effective immediately, but allowed a two-year transition period for Ottawa to legally recognize same-sex marriage.