Frances Mahon appears at the Supreme Court of Canada in landmark LGBTQ+ equality rights case

December 1, 2017 – Frances Mahon appeared in the Supreme Court of Canada today, providing the perspective of LGBTQ+ law students and legal professionals on behalf of Start Proud and the OUTlaws in Trinity Western University v. the Law Society of Upper Canada.

TWU SCC

Frances’ submissions were featured on Xtra.ca:

“Breaches of the covenant for sexual misconduct may be punished by suspension or expulsion,” OUTlaw’s Frances Mahon told the court. “And whether or not students have actually been expelled is irrelevant — the power is there and it creates a chilling effect for prospective students.” 

Read more about Start Proud and the OUTlaws’ contribution to the case here.

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