"What's in a name?"

The Body politic, December 1979_January 1980.jpeg

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Title

"What's in a name?"

Description

Article inĀ The Body Politic which states there had been a petition to change the name of a street in St. John's, Newfoundland. The street's name was "Dildo Place." It is noted that it is not known why the residents wanted the street name changed.

This article was posted in the Body Politic newsletter. The Body Politic was a queer, activist-based Canadian monthly newsletter that was published from 1971 to 1987. It is one of the most significant queer publications in Canadian history, and played a significant role in amplifying the Gay Liberation Movement and provided a crucial space for queer voices to be heard.

Creator

Pink Triangle Press

Source

Pink Triangle Press, Canadian Museum for Human Rights
https://archive.org/details/bodypolitic59toro/page/10/mode/2up?q=newfoundland

Publisher

Canadian Museum for Human Rights and the Internet Archive

Date

December 1979/January 1980

Contributor

Pink Triangle Press

Format

jpg

Language

English

Type

Newsletter Article

Collection

Citation

Pink Triangle Press, “"What's in a name?",” The Newfoundland and Labrador Queer Archive, accessed April 16, 2024, http://nlqueerarchive.com/items/show/54.