Helen Jefferson Lenskyj

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Anne de Haas

The policy changes and advocacy initiatives agreed upon in her Ontario Human Rights Tribunal case may finally force international sports bodies to abandon dated thinking on sex and gender more

Aug 4, 2017 1:34 PM News



Poor, homeless, sex workers and drug users will be the invisible casualties of plans for LGBTQ-focused sport centre in Toronto's Downtown East more

Apr 6, 2016 6:51 PM News



LGBTQ-focused sport facility proposed for Moss Park and John Innes Community Centre site for possible future Olympics bid, has anti-poverty activists worried about a broader city agenda to shut down shelter beds in quickly gentrifying Downtown East more

Oct 26, 2015 8:00 AM News


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"Build it and they will come" became an article of faith for Pan Am boosters, as was the Olympic-style prediction that these would be "the best Games ever" more

Jul 29, 2015 7:20 PM News

In this excerpt from her new book on the Olympic industry, Helen Jefferson Lenskyj argues that Russia's anti-gay propaganda laws have much in common with Olympic values and homophobia in the West more

Feb 6, 2014 12:00 AM News