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.
Queer History & Culture Articles
- The 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?
- An 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.
- Four 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.
- TDOR grew out of a Boston based campaign to remember and politicize the murder of Rita Hester, a Black transgender woman
- Before Grindr the queers wore their preferences on their sleeves (and back pockets)
- The 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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