The ArQuives Digital Exhibitions

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A newspaper article about racism in Toronto's gay male community.

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A newspaper article describing the lack of diversity within the Ryerson staff, as it conflicts with the diverse climate of the student body.

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A newspaper article on the increasing rate of HIV/AIDS cases among aboriginal gay men.

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A poster advertising the screening of a gay-themed film.

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Tom Warner interviews Clarissa Lagartera about her gay identity and coming out, activism as a young person, campaign for president of the students' association at the University of Winnipeg, performing as a drag king, the lack of lesbian community in…

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Mitchel Raphael, Rinaldo Walcott, and Wayson Choy reflect on histories of LGBT activism and discuss the future of queer politics.

Part 1 asks what the next "queer war" is, what liberation means now, and how young people feel about queerness. The…

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Round button with black text over faint grey word "racism" on purple background

DP019 - Michelle (Final Transcript).pdf
Mohabeer discusses her experience of moving to Canada during the 1970s, when racism, sexism and homophobia were rampant. She also discusses briefly her experience as a Pakistani person in a time where Paki-bashing was common place. Mohabeer then goes…

DP004 - Anthony (Final Transcript).pdf
In this interview Anthony Mohamed, and HIV/AIDS activist and attendee of the Desh Pardesh festival discusses several social movements that took place for the LGBTQ community from the 1940s till the 1990s. He discusses the impact of racism within the…

DP012 - Heidi (Final Transcript).pdf
Heidi McKenzie was the co-coordinator of the Desh Pardesh festival alongside Steve Pereira for a year and a half, beginning in 1994. She discusses in this oral history interview the notion of multiculturalism in Desh discourse, representation in the…
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