The Federal Government of Canada has introduced Bill C-8, which will ban "Conversion Therapy", the (all-too-frequently religiously based) attempt to turn homosexuals into heterosexuals.
ACNS says, "In light of COVID-19 developments, ACNS regrets to announce that we will be postponing our March 19th event - BMO Bid for Life. Details on the rescheduling to be determined. For updates check our event web page or our Facebook event page."
I connected with Boys In The Band deeply from the very beginning. When I saw the 1970 film as a teen, I saw the first depiction of a bunch of gay men leading sort of normal lives.
Once again, Halifax Pride is soliciting input from the elders community about which activities they're interested in, and which they are not. Pride is months away (Thursday July 16, 2020 to Monday, July 26, 2019) but plans have been long underway. The format is similar to last years' survey:
A review of the new history of LGB activism in Nova Scotia, Before The Parade, by Rebecca Rose
In late 2019, Hold Fast Café opened in Halifax's north end. Owner Ian MacLeod describes it as "a small but cute start-up, a space where everyone feels welcome."
Forty-six people gathered at the Halifax Library for a Special General Meeting of the Youth Project. The meeting was called to elect a new board, as the entire current board was resigning - in any organization, a catastrophic event.
All the Q content of the 2019 Fringe Festival!
I had to get a credit check done, and realized that that would pull up my dead name and immediately out me. I contacted Equifax (one of two credit check companies in Canada - the other is TransUnion) about how to change my name with them, and this is the info I got back:
I started the group as a way to walk the walk in addition to talking the talk. I have been running a website called www.classicalqueer.com for a year. After a year of talking to these amazing performers about being queer artists working in a largely heterosexual world, I figured I should start something of my own.