People share their personal stories of challenges and discrimination because of their family or marital status.
The Living Rights Project
The Living Rights Project is a multimedia initiative that began in 2012 to celebrate 50th anniversary of the Ontario Human Rights Code.
Through video, art and the written word this “virtual living library” brings the Ontario Human Rights Code to life as real people share their personal experiences, thoughts and feelings about the struggle for human dignity, equality and respect.
People share personal experiences and the challenges they face because or their gender identity or expression, and also talk about major milestones in adding gender identity and expression to human rights laws.
People from many different backgrounds offer advice on how to get started in thinking about human rights.
Hear people talk candidly about issues like racial profiling, racism, discrimination in housing, employment and services, and about their experiences as newcomers in Ontario.
People share their personal stories and ideas about discrimination because of age.
People share their personal stories and ideas about discrimination because of religion, and the challenges of balancing religious rights with other rights.
People talk about their personal experience with disability, and also some of the historical milestones for human rights and disability in Ontario.
Watch personal stories about people facing discrimination because of their sex, including topics like sexism in the workplace and sexual harassment.
Watch personal stories about the challenges and progress of LGBTTQ people in Ontario, and take a look at some historical milestones.
Watch people sharing their experiences and approaches to human rights in areas like housing, employment, education and policing.
Join human rights trailblazers for a look back at important moments in Ontario’s human rights history.