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On Sunday, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth Marci Ien unveiled the Liberals’ federal “2SLGBTQI+ Action Plan.”
The plan, put in place to build a “more inclusive future,” is set to cost $100 million over the next five years.
According to the Liberals, the plan will “prioritize and sustain 2SLGBTQI+ community action by supporting 2SLGBTQI+ community organizations in advocating for and serving the communities they represent.”
Goals of the plan include advancing 2SLGBTQI+ rights both in Canada and around the world via laws such as the recently passed criminalization of conversion therapy, as well as using data and investing in awareness campaigns to “improve understanding of 2SLGBTQI+ communities and issues.”
The cost of the action plan was accounted for in the 2022 federal budget, and on Sunday, Trudeau unveiled exactly where the money would be going.
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