Lesbian and Gay Phone-line Conference

The Body politic, September 1983 2.jpeg

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Title

Lesbian and Gay Phone-line Conference

Description

Article in The Body Politic describing the first ever lesbian and gay phone-line conference held in Halifax from June 17-19th. It is noted that these workshops were designed as an information exchange and advice hub for those wishing to set up gay telephone counselling services. Representatives such as FLAG, GAIN, the Gay Alliance for Equality and A Woman's Place were in attendance. They proposed a regional conference in Fredricton for October.

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

Malaro

Source

Publisher

Canadian Museum For Human Rights and Internet Archive

Date

September 1983

Contributor

Pink Triangle Press

Format

jpg

Language

English

Type

Newspaper Article

Collection

Citation

Malaro, “Lesbian and Gay Phone-line Conference,” The Newfoundland and Labrador Queer Archive, accessed March 1, 2024, http://nlqueerarchive.com/items/show/55.