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adjusted for per capita Canada’s territories Had highest rates of reported sexual assaults in 2007 -does this mean that the rate of sexual assault varies across the country it might however it is also possible that the various regions differ in how likely it is that victims will report their assault to police indigenous people in Canada and sexuality sexual abuse and assault -sexual abuse in residential schools which resulted in the destruction of families in loss of spiritualbelief systems took a huge toll on the well being of indigenous peoples in Canada -studies report that sexual assault rates are significantly higher among indigenous groups gender expression -for some indigenous tribes or nations gender expression is viewed differently from the way it is in mainstream North American culture with the room for more than 2 gender expressions -one such example is 2 spirit people a term that gained popularity in 1990 during and inter tribal Native American First Nations gay and lesbian conference -2 spirit is just one of the expressions used to describe gender variant persons -It refers to an indigenous person who embodies both male and female spirits a 2 spirit person is typically identified in childhood and undergoes rituals and ceremonies confirming this gender variation-they may outwardly express both male and female characteristics and dress simultaneously or may alternate between a male and female appearance
-2 spirit individuals have been an integral part of their communities throughout history often as celebrated members -Unfortunately 2 spirit people were persecuted during colonization and many indigenous cultureshave abandoned the acceptance and even existence of this role Polyamory -polyamory is the practice of having multiple sexual and or conjugal partners being romantically and sexually involved with more than one person at the same time -some polyamorous partners live together while others live separately -if the individuals involved in a polyamorous relationship are married their practices known as polygamy; globally, polygyny is more common than polyandry -Polygyny: in which a man has more than one wife -polyandry : in which a woman has more than one husband -the legality of polyamory in polygamy varies around the world while most countries do not specifically outlaw polyamory many western nations including Canada do criminalised polygamy -although no case of polygamy has been successfully prosecuted in more than 60 years in Canadathe law has been used to deny family sponsored visas to immigrants attempting to sponsor multiple spouses from a country where polygamist marriage is legal -unlike some other countries such as the UK and Australia Canada does not recognise polygamous marriages performed abroad as legal female toplessness-in Canada it was illegal across much of the country until 1996 when Jacobs won her appeal since then there have been successful challenges to the law in other provinces as well and that's it is

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