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In a newspaper article from the MUSE, the author describes the ratification of MUN'S first queer group: Memorial University Gay and Lesbian Association. They ran into some administrative trouble at first because their executive had a non student…

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Black and white photograph showing two young girls and their dogs on a farm.

Edith S. Watson (1861-1943) was an American freelance photographer who travelled throughout Canada as well as Newfoundland and Labrador in the early 20th century. She…

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Black and white photograph of a shallow river, with two figures in the distance.

Edith S. Watson (1861-1943) was an American freelance photographer who travelled throughout Canada as well as Newfoundland and Labrador in the early 20th century. She…

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The Muse's 1984 and Lesbian and Gay Issues Supplement. The first page displays a full-page cartoon drawing of a gay couple kissing behind some bushes, and speech bubbles coming out of the bushes expressing homophobic sentiments. The second page…

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The Muse's 1992 and Lesbian and Gay Issues Supplement. Contains several original contributions, some simply under the author's first name or a pseudonym, including an article on queer themes in mainstream comics; an account about coming out to one's…

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The article in the Muse discusses the need for sexual orientation to be included in the province's Human Rights Code, noting that the ushering in of a Liberal government would be an opportunity to do what the Conservatives did not. The article also…

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Gay Association in Newfoundland monthly newsletter. The Gay Pride Weekend had been held that June, and the newsletter provides a review of events, including a rally in Bannerman Park, a dance at Grad House, and a fundraising benefit at Priscilla's…

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Gay Association in Newfoundland monthly newsletter. It notes that a dance had been held on April 13th at Grad House, fundraising for famine relief in Ethiopia, and announces that GAIN's next general meeting would be on June 11 and its next dance on…

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Call published in the Muse for submissions for the paper's upcoming Lesbian and Gay Issues Supplement. The listing also encourages individuals to drop by The Muse's office to share their ideas.

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Listing in The Muse for a panel discussion being held on the Hughes Commission and the lesbian and gay community.

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A letter to the editor of the Muse, Memorial University of Newfoundland's student newspaper, by a fourth-year education student using the pseudonym "John Novak". The writer calls on gay students to come out of the closet and speak their minds - "come…

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Article that details how two women in the armed forces held a small marriage ceremony in Argentia, and were later dismissed along with several other women, as a direct result of their involvement or presumed involvement. In total, nine women were…

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Article about Carol and Cheryl, members of the Lesbian Mothers' Defence Fund Calgary, who cycled from Vancouver to Newfoundland in 4 months to raise money and publicize their cause. The women raised hundreds of dollars and created contacts across…

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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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Article on the need to recognize intimate partner violence (IPV) in lesbian relationships and the stigma of talking about IPV in lesbian communities. The author argues that this issue is not often taken seriously and that there are limited supports…

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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…

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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…

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Article in Memorial University of Newfoundland's student newspaper, the Muse, reporting that Ms. J Dawson, a St. John's resident, complained to CHMR campus radio station about a song she deemed offensive called "I'm In Like A Dyke (Named Spike)"…

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Article from “The Heterosexism Enquirer” in an edition of the St. John's Status of Women Council's newsletter Spokeswoman on the impact that homophobia and sexism have on lesbian health care.
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