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

You Only Live Twice

Sex, Death and Transition

YOLT explores two artists’ lives before and after transitions: from female to male, and from near-dead to alive. The unspoken promise was that in our second life we would become … 153 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
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Foreword

From: You Only Live Twice

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Chase Joynt explains the reasons for the book, how he met the co-author, and the form and structure of the book. 2 $0.20 Add
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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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From: You Only Live Twice

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The authors begin their story describing themselves in third person, interacting in an airport. They discuss a filmmaker of interest to both, carefully circling around the ideas in his films that … 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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0.1 First Date

From: You Only Live Twice

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The authors write to each other about Chase’s first date and Mike remembers a date of his own. 2 $0.20 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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From: You Only Live Twice

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Chase relays awkward and funny stories about sex from his childhood while Mike reflects back to him what he thinks the stories might mean for Chase. 2 $0.20 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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0.3 Packaging

From: You Only Live Twice

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Chase shares his experience of talking about sex with a woman with whom he may have sex, while Mike re-experiences a scene from his childhood with his family. 4 $0.40 Add