N.A.N's News

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N.A.N's News


N.A.N.'s News was a newsletter published by Newfoundland Amazon Network, a collection of lesbian women, including Susan Rose, Gerry Rogers, Tree Walsh, starting in the mid-1990s. N.A.N. had regular meetings to support lesbians in the province and advance queer human rights. They operated the province's first gay and lesbian phone line, 722-DYKE, from the basement of Susan Rose’s home. They hosted a Lesbian and Bisexual Women's Caucus at the Newfoundland and Labrador Provincial Women's Conference in 1996.

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N.A.N.'s News Vol 1, No 2.
Issue of the NAN newsletter. Contains a letter to NAN asking why the lesbian dances were advertised on the radio, citing fear of being outed to family or coworkers. The response notes that no member of NAN purposefully put it on the radio, and that…

N.A.N.'s News Vol 1, No 3
Includes announcement of 4th annual Gay and Lesbian Pride Week, June 19-25, 1995 by Deputy Mayor Andy Wells at St. John's City Hall. Notes partnership between NGALE and NAN for Pride Week events.

Contains Pride Week schedule, including March for…
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