Lesbian and Gay Liberation in Canada: A Selected Annotated Chronology 1976 - 1981

Lesbian and Gay Liberation in Canada: A Selected Annotated Chronology 1976 - 1981

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Lesbian and Gay Liberation in Canada: A Selected Annotated Chronology 1976 - 1981 by Donald W. McLeod 
2017, Paperback 

This comprehensive reference guide to lesbian and gay liberation in Canada is a continuation of Lesbian and Gay Liberation in Canada: A Selected Annotated Chronology , 1964 - 1975 and ends at the close of 1981, the year of the Bath Raids in Toronto and of the first press reports concerning AIDS. Each entry in the chronology is combined with a brief bibliography of sources. Coverage is selective, and focuses on self-declared lesbians and gay men and their activities in regard to the forging of lesbian and gay communities and liberation across Canada. 

Special attention has been given to important demonstrations, political action and lobbying, and legal reform. In addition, artistic and cultural contributions with significant lesbian or gay content are included, such as books, dramatic productions, and films. Appendices provide supplementary information on Canadian lesbian and gay organizations, periodicals, and bars and clubs.