Transgender-inclusive

Jess Gibbard is a trans voice coach who leads peers across North America from a small studio on Saanich. (Christine van Reeuwyk/News Staff)

VIDEO: B.C. transgender voice coach helps people find their tone world-wide

Jess Gibbard offers lessons in masculinization, feminization and androgenization

 

Greater Victoria has the highest proportion of trans and non-binary folks in Canada. Shown is the crowd from the 2018 Victoria Pride parade. (Photo courtesy of Victoria Pride Society)

B.C.’s capital city leads the country in trans and non-binary representation

Victoria Pride Society president says city more accepting than others, work still needs to be done

 

Grace Lore, Parliamentary Secretary for Gender Equity. (Jane Skrypnek/News Staff)

B.C. government amends over 740 instances of gender-based language in regulations

Changes better establish provincial rights for non-binary people, said ministry

 

Along with playing the game, Darrien McWatters enjoys refereeing minor hockey games, like this one last weekend in Summerland (top photo). McWatters (below) with her gear heading to the changerooms at Memorial Arena. (Mark Brett - Western News)

Summerland transgender female follows her passion for hockey

“As soon as you put the jersey on, nothing underneath it matters.You are just a hockey player.”

Along with playing the game, Darrien McWatters enjoys refereeing minor hockey games, like this one last weekend in Summerland (top photo). McWatters (below) with her gear heading to the changerooms at Memorial Arena. (Mark Brett - Western News)