This video says about itself:
Homophobia remains pervasive in Canadian sports
9 May 2015
New study suggests anti-gay attitudes are deterring young people from being active in some athletic fields.
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Translated from Dutch NOS TV:
Canadian apologies for homophobia in Cold War years
The prime minister focused mainly on civil servants, soldiers and police officers who were harassed or sacked between the end of the Second World War and the early 90s because of their sexual orientation. …
So, the governmental homophobia continued even when the Soviet Union did not exist any more.
From 1950, government employees who were thought to be gay were monitored and questioned on the orders of the Canadian government. In 40 years, thousands of them have been fired or intimidated so that they left themselves. The witch hunt – in the words of Trudeau – followed from the assumption that gays were more sensitive than others for blackmail by the enemies of Canada. …
Unfortunately, quite some of the victims are dead by now.