2023 Human Rights Panel: Advancing Trans Rights Locally & Globally

Anti 2SLGBTQIA+ hate is on the rise globally and trans communities are increasingly and disproportionately targeted.Hear from human rights defenders locally and globally who will share knowledge and expertise from being at the forefront of work to challenge transphobia and homophobia. 

Following the panel, guests are invited to join a reception to continue the discussion. 


  • Beyonce Karungi, Transgender Equality Uganda
  • Lenny Emson, TGEU
  • Jack Saddleback, JusticeTrans

Moderated by Fae Johnstone, 2023 Capital Pride Grand Marshal

In partnership with: CUPE, Dignity Network and the Delegation of the European Union to Canada 

Event Host: National Gallery of Canada