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How a digital archive is preserving Canada’s history of LGBTQ+ activism

 

As LGBTQ+ organizations across Canada gear up for a Rainbow Week of Action, May 16 and 17, TMU Librarian Michelle Schwartz, University of Ottawa Associate Professor and Canada Research Chair in Digital Humanities Constance Crompton, and University of Ottawa and TMU Postdoctoral Fellow Pascale Dangoisse, discuss how these events are part of a long history of LGBTQ+ campaigning and protest and the importance of making that history easily accessible online to help contemporary movements learn from previous generations of activists. Their Lesbian and Gay Liberation in Canada project highlights how feminist and queer practices can create meaningful change using digital methods and tools.

 

Read the full article in The Conversation