Mostly warm reception at the doors, say trans candidates, but more to do to combat online hate, boost representation
Trans candidates run into bias, discrimination, overly personal questions, and oddly invasive attacks, say advocates, which may keep them from joining public life and running for office.
Political advisor Guillaume Plante, left, transgender Liberal candidate Nathanielle Morin, and Karl André Talbot, campaign director, talk about what needs to be done to run their election campaign. She is one of many trans and non-binary candidates running this election. Photograph courtesy of Facebook