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Running from June 16th to September 18th, 2016 the exhibit by Cait McKinney and Hazel Meyer, Tape Condition: degraded is an immersive installation and community digitization station that engages with the CLGA’s collection of more than 3,000 VHS tapes, about one-third of which are porn. 

Visit the National Portrait Collection

The National Portrait Collection (NPC) is a central part of our archival holdings at the Canadian Lesbian + Gay Archives (CLGA).

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The Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives (CLGA) is the largest independent LGBTQ+ archives in the world. With a focus on Canadian content, the CLGA acquires, preserves and provides public access to information and archival materials in any medium.

By collecting and caring for important historical records, personal papers, unpublished documents, publications, audio-visual material, works of art, photographs, posters, and other artifacts, the CLGA is a trusted guardian of LGBTQ+ histories now and for generations to come.

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6:30 pm - 9:00 pm Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Friday
34 Isabella Street, Toronto, ON 
 
NOTE TO RESEARCHERS: Some of our holdings are stored off site. Advanced notice is required to view these materials. Email us at queeries@clga.ca to find out when they will be available for you. We aim to respond to email inquiries within 48 hours.