Skating with the Canucks: A dream come true for transgender student

Patrick Burke, who helped launch and headed up the You Can Play campaign to increase equality for queer athletes, just tweeted a feel-good story that can provide hope for queer people and allies interested in positive social change.

Cory Oskam, who transitioned from female to male, is a 16-year-old high school student who celebrated his sweet 16th birthday with something truly sweet: meeting and hitting the ice with his idol, Vancouver Canucks goaltender Cory Schneider, at Rogers Arena.

And in fact, Oskam chose his name because of Schneider.

Read the full story at the Canucks website

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