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Canadian Union of Public Employees
CUPE is the largest union in Canada, representing more than 600,000 women and men who work for municipal governments, school boards, universities and colleges, hospitals, nursing homes and homes for the aged, public util...
ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives
The ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives honours the past, celebrates the present, and enriches the future of all lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. We foster acceptance of sexual and gender diversity by suppo...
Paul T. Willis, B.A., LL.B., A.Mus.
Toronto lawyer in general practice 30 years (real estate, family, same-sex issues, corporate/commercial, wills/estates, and mediation). Music teacher, concert master and past president of Counterpoint Community Orchestra...
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El Salvador's New War: Lesbian/Gay Activism Confronts “Social Cleansing”
Against the Current
Queer activism and visibility are on the rise in El Salvador and throughout Latin America, coupled with an alarming increase in repression against queers and queer activists. In May of this year, Karl...
The name used to describe the radical lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender movement of the late 1960s and early to mid 1970s in North America, Western Europe, and Australia and New Zealand.
Gay Rights: A World of Inequality
In the 82 countries that still criminalize homosexuality, new NGOs are taking a top down approach to making change. They are liaising with top ranking officials and establishing global legal networks ...
Gay rights movement
Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender social movements share inter-related goals of social acceptance of sexuality and gender minorities.
Legalizing Same-Sex Marriage: What is at Stake?
There are good people on either side of the same-sex marriage debate. Unfortunately, however, it has been one of the most divisive issues in society. Opponents of same-sex marriage perceive the other ...
One of the earliest lasting homophile organizations in the United States, founded in 1950.
Passion, Perversion, and Politics
The Folson Street Fair is the centerpiece of a growing number of gatherings of formally illicit or deviant sexual practices that are taking place across the country. In the 2012 election, sexuality - ...
Rolling Back Reconstruction
Against The Current vol. 159
Against The Current
The 'Reconstruction Amendments” — the 13th, 14th and 15th amendments to the United States Constitution — are targeted in many of the Tea Party and far-right Republican campaigns against the rights of ...
A series of spontaneous, violent demonstrations against a police raid that took place in the early morning hours of June 28, 1969, at the Stonewall Inn, in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of New Yo...
Uncovering the Sixties
Life and Times of the Undergound Press
A book about the Sixties and how they were recorded by radical participants. It traces how movements and communities convinced that their news did not fit into the agenda of mainstream media covered t...
Government Ministries & Agencies
Canadian Human Rights Commission
Administers the Canadian Human Rights Act and is responsible for ensuring compliance with the Employ...
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