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Demonstration against gay bashing, Toronto

Files

Dublin Core

Title

Demonstration against gay bashing, Toronto

Subject

anti-gay violence, demonstrations

Description

Clip is a record of a demonstration that took place outside of the Second Cup on Yonge street in the Church-Wellesley village, on October 21st, 1994. The rally was held in response to a violent attack on Ross Mulhearon and Steve Tait in the same spot, the weekend before. The clip features rally speaker Bob Gallaghar discussing the experiences of two victims and calling for change, rally signs, and protesters. Chants include "We're here, we're queer, we're not going away!" and "No more violence!".

Creator

Nancy Nicol

Source

Clip is original footage for documentary series, From Criminity to Equality, including Stand Together (2002), The Queer Nineties (2009), Politics of the Heart (2005) and The End of Second Class (2006), Produced and Directed by Nancy Nicol. http://www.yorku.ca/nnicol/documentary.html

Date

1994-10-21

Rights

Copyright held by Nancy Nicol

Format

.mp4

Language

English

Type

Moving image

Identifier

2016-074

Coverage

Toronto

Citation

Nancy Nicol, “Demonstration against gay bashing, Toronto,” The ArQuives Digital Exhibitions, accessed November 28, 2022, https://digitalexhibitions.arquives.ca/items/show/635.