"There is a long history accusing 2SLGBTQ+ people of pedophilia and of 'corrupting' children and youth," says YouthLine Executive Director Berkha Gupta.
Shane Daum feels "let down by the whole system" after no arrests were made in an alleged hate crime.
The legislation, introduced Monday, fulfills a campaign promise from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
A 29-year-old man has been arrested for Berman's killing.
The Canadian teen's father had sought to block his transition and denies the boy's gender identity, an action a lower court called "family violence."
Mayor Jim Watson, 58, says he regrets not coming out sooner.
Vancouver is rightfully known as one of the most beautiful — and LGBTQ-friendly — cities in the world.