In 2020, North America' attention was focused on the issue of racism, and that conversation carried into the Queer community with varying degrees of success. But what do you know about the ongoing racism within our community? Here is just a couple of some of the many, many incidents that our queer community has been part of.
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History of Two-SpiritThe concept of Two Spirit has existed since time immemorial, but the term itself only came into use in 1990. How much do you know about the history of the term?
Eating Fire: A History of the Dyke MarchAn indomitable legacy is carried on to this day by Dyke Marches across the world, one that pushes back against centuries of erasure, oppression, and systematic cruelty.
The Tipping PointFour Key Protests in Canadian LGBT2Q+ HistoryIn the long history of Canada’s LGBT2Q+ community, there are a few events that stand out as notable moments that sparked a turning point in our history.
Trans Day of Remembrance: A HistoryTDOR grew out of a Boston based campaign to remember and politicize the murder of Rita Hester, a Black transgender woman
History of May 17th (IDAHOTB)International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia & BiphobiaWith hundreds of events registered across the world, May 17th, IDAHOTB has become an essential moment in the global advocacy for sexual and gender minorities. But how much do you know about the date and the history behind it?
Colour Codes: Flagging in the Queer CommunityBefore Grindr the queers wore their preferences on their sleeves (and back pockets)
History of the Pride FlagThe Pride Flag is one of the most well known LGBT2Q+ symbols of our community, the flag signifies safe spaces, defiance, hope, survival to queers around the world.
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Dedicated collections that capture, celebrate and shares the efforts and achievements of LGBT2Q+ individuals who've contributed to queer culture and queer Canadian history.Explore Now
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The actions and events that challenged homophobia, injustice and discrimination.Explore Now
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The journey to LGBT2Q+ equality and human rights across Canada (Turtle Island)Explore Now
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