Discussing the amendments, Trudeau says: "It's certainly the most extensive revision of the Criminal Code since the 1950s and, in terms of the subject matter it deals with, I feel that it has knocked down a lot of totems and overridden a lot of taboos and I feel that in that sense it is new.It's bringing the laws of the land up to contemporary society I think. I think the view we take here is that there's no place for the state in the bedrooms of the nation.On June 15, 1982, Judge Thomas Mercer, the judge for the second trial, rules that the article "does, in fact, advocate pedophilia," but says, "It is perfectly legal to advocate what in itself would be unacceptable to most Canadians." Canada gets a new Immigration Act.Under the act, homosexuals are removed from the list of inadmissible classes.The Pink Triangle Press (now publisher of Xtra magazine) is charged with "possession of obscene material for the purpose of distribution" and "the use of mails for the purpose of transmitting anything that is obscene, indecent or scurrilous" for publishing an article titled "Men Loving Boys Loving Men" in the Dec. 15, 1983, the deadline passes for the Crown to appeal the second court acquittal.(In the first trial, The Pink Triangle Press had also won an acquittal but upon appeal the Crown won a retrial.) The case results in an important precedent.In 1967, Klippert is sent to prison indefinitely as a "dangerous sex offender," a sentence that was backed up by the Supreme Court of Canada that same year.Justice Minister Pierre Trudeau proposes amendments to the Criminal Code which, among other things, would relax the laws against homosexuality.
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In 1991, Robinson tries to get the definition of "spouse" in the Income Tax Act and Canada Pension Plan Act to include "or of the same sex." In 1992, he tries to get the "opposite sex" definition of "spouse" removed from Bill C-55 which would add the definition to survivor benefits provisions of federal pension legislation. More than 300 men are arrested following police raids at four gay bath houses in Toronto, the largest mass arrest since the War Measures Act was invoked during the October Crisis.
The next night, about 3,000 people march in downtown Toronto to protest the arrests.
I am looking for someone who is relatively happy with his life and has a strong level of self awareness. I am not interested in anyone who is married, in a relationship ..
Physical characteristics form the basis for interest, though chemistry is more about that certain something not easily described. According to my friends, the men I've met in the "real world" have been less-than-stellar (even though I thought my dating life was perfectly fine!