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Today in Canadian Queer History

February 5, 2019

In 2016 I marked the 35th anniversary of Operation Soap – the 1981 Toronto bathhouse raids that became our “line in the sand“. This was just one in a series of police actions against businesses […]

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When We Rise

March 7, 2017

This is an imperfect television docudrama that presents an overview of LGBT (but mostly G, with some L and a dusting of T, but no real B) history from the early 1970s through 2013 based […]

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Out Of The Closet Players

October 8, 2016

UPDATE 12/13/2016: The only one of the cast that I had been unable to confirm their present situation was Tammy Long – of course the voice behind The Fashion Show, discussed below. With Steve’s help […]

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Queer Progress

August 28, 2016

Some thoughts on the progress we have (and have not) made as queer folk, at least here in North America, measured by the Romanovsky & Phillips music catalog. This post is inspired by my listening […]

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Pride, Protest, Party

May 29, 2016

June is celebrated in much of the ‘western world’ as Pride Month (or Day, Weekend, or Week). Most often identified as “LGBT Pride” – Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans. Sometimes with Q for Queer. There are […]

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The Temperamentals

July 20, 2015

Saturday evening Sister Heidi Hideyhoe joined Sister Flirt in attending the Evolution Theatre Company production of The Temperamentals. It presents the story of the founding of the Mattachine Society, and its first five members. Yes […]