LGBTQIA Nonfiction

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Any Other Way

How Toronto Got Queer

Toronto is home to multiple and thriving queer communities that reflect the dynamism of a global city. Any Other Way is an eclectic and richly illustrated local history that reveals how … ; ; ; 369 View

In a Queer Country

Gay and Lesbian Studies in the Canadian Context

In terms of rights and freedoms for queers, Canada holds an international reputation as among the most liberal of nations. Yet this picture of harmonious gay and lesbian assimilation is nothing … 320 View
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Foreword

From: Any Other Way

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In the foreword, Kristyn Wong-Tam recounds her arrival in Toronto from Hong Kong and describes the diversity of the city’s queer community, which is often overshadowed by the predominantly … 2 $0.20 Add

Introduction

From: In a Queer Country

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Queer literature review; "Queer Country?" Conference (1996) 11 $0.11 Add
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‘A New Way of Lovin": Queer Toronto Gets Schooled by Jackie Shane

From: Any Other Way

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Social historian Steven Maynard recounts how Jackie Shane, a trans R&B musician who performed in Toronto throughout the 1960s, sparked discussion throughout Toronto. Any discussion of queer … 8 $0.80 Add
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Queer Nation?

From: In a Queer Country

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"Queer Nation?" offer s an historical overview of gay and lesbian practices in Canada, with some suggestions that they reflect a nation al character. The approach of the article was … 25 $0.50 Add
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A Whole Other Story

From: Any Other Way

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Faith Nolan recalls her experiences as a queer African Canadian woman in Toronto after moving from Nova Scotia with her mother in the 1960’s. 4 $0.40 Add
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Hosanna!

Michel Tremblay's Queering of National Identity

From: In a Queer Country

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Elaine Pigeon’s "Hosanna! Michel Tremblay’s Queering of National Identity" treats the literary but also considers theatrical elements of Tremblay’s play. One central … 28 $0.56 Add
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Agokwe

From: Any Other Way

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Art Zoccole recounts his childhood in an Ojubwe community, before moving to Toronto and helping to establish the Gays and Lesbians of the First Nations in Toronto. 3 $0.30 Add
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Talking Forbidden Love:

An Interview with Lynne Fernie

From: In a Queer Country

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Lynne Fernie, co-director with Aerlynn Weisman of the documentary, Forbidden Love: The Unashamed Stories of Lesbian Lives emphasizes in the interview that the film was intended as a multiple … 25 $0.50 Add
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Alternatives to the Hollow Society

From: Hollow Work, Hollow Society?

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Buller Men and Batty Bwoys:

Hidden Men in Toronto and Halifax Black Communities

From: In a Queer Country

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In this essay, Wesley Crichlow considers the various dynamics of closeting for black gay men from two cities and from a number of ethnicities. It is an example of contemporary developments in … 21 $0.42 Add
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Take Me Away to Another World

From: Any Other Way

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Rebecka Sheffield recalls the role that Ellen Degeneres and Anne Heche played in her life and an encounter she had with Heche after moving to Toronto from Saskatoon. 2 $0.20 Add
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Family as a Site of Contestation:

Queering the Normal or Normalizing the Queer?

From: In a Queer Country

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Michelle K. Owen’s essay looks at what recently has become the most prominent aspect of this struggle for recognition. Owen ‘s response is informed and polemical; a scholarship that … 22 $0.44 Add
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I Was Miss General Idea

From: Any Other Way

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Derek McCormack describes how he adopted the identity of Miss General Idea, a character created by the Toronto art collective, and made her real. 2 $0.20 Add
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Can You See the Difference?:

Queerying the Nation, Ethnicity, Festival, and Culture in Winnipeg

From: In a Queer Country

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Pauline Greenhill’s contributor’s biography reflects her subject position, unusual in this volume—what her essay describes as "token female heterosexual anthropological … 24 $0.48 Add