Iqaluit resident applauds new transgender protection

Kent Driscoll
APTN National News
Nunavut has just passed an amendment to its human rights act giving transgender people greater protection.

APTN spoke to one of the major motivations for this amendments, an Iqaluit resident who now feels better protected at home.

“I feel more like a citizen of Nunavut,” said Kieran Drachenberg of the amendment.

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Kent has been APTN’s Nunavut correspondent since 2007. In that time he has closely covered Inuit issues, including devolution and the controversial Nutrition North food subsidy. He has also worked for CKIQ-FM in Iqaluit and as a reporter for Nunavut News North.

1 thought on “Iqaluit resident applauds new transgender protection

  1. So proud you , you are amazing , very strong willed, you will go very far in life you are definitely going to be a leader and fight for your rights. Kiernan you are so lucky to have a strong family connection. I believe in you. Your Mom’s old time friend, Shawn

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