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Lynne Fernie
Film-maker, multi-disciplinary artist and cultural activist, best known for her films which include the much-loved lesbian classic Forbidden Love: The Unashamed Stories of Lesbian Lives.

Cinéaste, artiste multidisciplinaire et militante culturelle surtout connue pour ses films qui incluent le classique lesbian acclamé, Forbidden Love: The Unashamed Stories of Lesbian Lives.

Portrait of John Fisher
Executive Director of EGALE (Equality for Gays and Lesbians Everywhere); presented with a 'Heroes Award' by Metropolitan Community Church in 1996; named 'Gay Activist of the Year' by Capital Xtra in 2000.

Directeur général d’Égale (Equality for Gays and Lesbians Everywhere); récipiendaire du mérite héroïque de L’Église  métropolitaine communautaire en 1996 et du titre <<Militant gai de l’...

Writer, performance artist, activist involved in Little Sister's Book & Art Emporium court case against Canada Customs and the Canadian government, seeking to secure the fundamental rights of free expression for all Canadians.

Écrivaine, artiste de la scène, militante engagée dans la cause juridique de Little Sister’s Book & Art Emporium contre Douanes Canada et le gouvernement fédéral  pour garantir les droits...

Artist, writer and filmmaker, who has been engaged with questions of sexism and racism.

Artiste, écrivain et cinéaste engagé dans des dossiers de sexisme et de racisme.