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Gay Man Comes Out To Friends, Then Family, Then 250 Co-Workers At The Same Time.

by Luis Carlo Parga

Gay Man Comes Out To Friends, Then Family, Then 250 Co-Workers At The Same Time.

Hi. I’m Luis Carlo Parga and I’m from Montreéal, Québec. My grandmother and grandfather moved in from Italy, as did most of my friends, but I was half-Mexican as well. I rem...

Queer Professor Reflects On The Importance Of Strong Student-Teacher Bonds.

by Thomas Waugh

Queer Professor Reflects On The Importance Of Strong Student-Teacher Bonds.

I’m Tom Waugh and I’m from Guelph, Ontario. I’ve been teaching at Concordia University for many decades. It was really only in the 80s I started teaching curriculum related ...

Inspired By Ex, Gay Journalist Finds Courage To Call Out Producers For Ignoring Gay Issues.

by Alan Conter

Inspired By Ex, Gay Journalist Finds Courage To Call Out Producers For Ignoring Gay Issues.

I’m Alan Conter and I’m from Montreal. In 1972, when I was 17, I was a student at McGill University and unsure of my sexuality. One day, I went to an audition for a play calle...

Researcher Tracks Down 1930s Erotic Film Director. “It Was Like A Spark Across The Decades.”

by Thomas Waugh

Researcher Tracks Down 1930s Erotic Film Director. “It Was Like A Spark Across The Decades.”

My name is Tom Waugh. I’m from southern Ontario, but I’ve lived here in Montreal for the last 41 years. During that time, I’ve taught film studies and sexuality and queer st...

Lesbian Tomboy: “As Best As You Can, Be Authentic.”

by Cindy Mancuso

Lesbian Tomboy: “As Best As You Can, Be Authentic.”

I’m Cindy Mancuso and I’m from a Montréal, Québec. So when I was 12 years old, I was volunteering with a group of people where we were delivering the Yellow Pages to homes i...

Canada Satellite overhead image from Google Earth 2022

by Louis

I’m From Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

My story is not about me but about friends I worked with a couple of years ago. I work at IKEA which tries to foster an environment of diversity and respect. So back then, the dir...

Canada Satellite overhead image from Google Earth 2022

by David B.

I’m From Montreal, QC, Canada.

“You guys look like faggots,” I heard someone say in the general direction of where I was standing with a friend. Not a standard greeting, to say the least. This comment confu...