Eli Ridder | Report

The ruling Ontario Progressive Conservative Party passed a resolution to no longer recognize gender identity theory during their party convention on Saturday, Global News reported, citing party sources.

The socially conservative resolution has been adopted as party policy but is not binding for the government, meaning that it does not have to be brought forward in parliament at Queen’s Park.

The policy finds gender identity theory “a highly controversial, unscientific ‘liberal ideology’; and, as such, that an Ontario PC Government will remove the teaching and promotion of ‘gender identity theory’ from Ontario schools and its curriculum.”



Formally known as Resolution R4, the document was originally proposed by Tanya Granic Allen, a former party leader candidate and an ousted controversial parliamentary candidate. 

The far-right conservative was kicked from the caucus of the PC Party ahead of the 2018 provincial election following what the Ontario Liberal Party marked as “homophobic” comments in a surfaced 2014 video.

There has been no public comment from the PC Party at this time, however, Granic Allen retweeted the Global News reporter that broke the story and wrote “true story”.


More details to follow. Image of PC Party logo from the PC Party of Ontario. Image of the Policy Resolution from Travis Dhanraj on Twitter.

Written by Eli Ridder

Eli Ridder is a journalism student at the University of Guelph-Humber and a senior correspondent for multiple independent publications including, but not limited to, The Anon Journal, Berning Media Network and the Ribbon. Find out more at eliridder.ca

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