In Newfoundland and Labrador, discrimination or harassment on the basis of gender expression or gender identity is prohibited under the 2010 Newfoundland and Labrador Human Rights Act, Part II, section 9(1).
Gender expression is defined as the external attributes, behaviour, appearance, dress, etc by which people express themselves and through with others perceive that person’s gender.
Gender identity is defined as an individual’s deeply felt internal and individual experience of gender.
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If you feel you’ve been discriminated against under one of the protected grounds, you can file a complaint with the Newfoundland and Labrador Human Rights Commission.