Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender LGBT rights in Canada are some of the most advanced in the Americas and in the world. Same-sex sexual activity has been lawful in Canada since June 27, , when the Criminal Law Amendment Act also known as Bill C came into force upon royal assent. Canada is considered the most gay-friendly country in the world, being ranked first in the Gay Travel Index chart since , and among the five safest in Forbes magazine since Transgender people and cross-dressing practices have been recorded and documented in Canada for centuries. Different indigenous groups have had their own traditions and terms to refer to transgender people, gender variance or sexual identity.
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Homosexuality in India has been a subject of discussion from ancient times to modern times. Hindu texts have taken positions regarding the homosexual characters and themes. Historical literary evidence indicates that homosexuality has been prevalent across the Indian subcontinent throughout history, and that homosexuals were not necessarily considered inferior in any way until about 18th century during British colonial rule. There are no official demographics for the LGBT population in India, but the government of India submitted figures to the Supreme Court in , according to which, there were about 2. These figures are only based on those individuals who have self-declared to the Ministry of Health. There may be much higher statistics for individuals who have concealed their identity, since a number of LGBTQ Indians are living in the closet due to fear of discrimination.
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Gay Pride Parade of Gay Pride is de gebruikelijke benaming voor een manifestatie van lesbiennes, homo's, biseksuelen en transgenders lgbt , die jaarlijks in vele landen wordt gehouden en die zowel een feestelijk als een demonstratief karakter heeft. In Nederland heet deze manifestatie Roze Zaterdag en dient niet verward te worden met de Pride Amsterdam , die oorspronkelijk puur als een feest rondom de Canal Parade bedoeld was. Deze evenementen zijn een belangrijk onderdeel geworden van de homocultuur. Gay Pride is ontstaan ter herdenking van de Stonewall-rellen.