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Paper Rout

Postmedia in the gutter

Past Trauma

Richard Wagamese and an Indigenous literary resurgence

Family Pride

Profiles in gay life

Susan G. Cole

Susan G. Cole is an activist, playwright and the editor of Outspoken: A Canadian Collection of Lesbian Scenes and Monologues.

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Susan G. Cole

What Makes a Gay Icon?

An attempt to define Canada’s queer pioneers July-August 2016
Pity the poor editor trying to wrangle an essay collection into something that stays true to its theme. Queers Were Here: Heroes and Icons of Queer Canada, edited by Robin Ganev, a history professor at the University of Saskatchewan, and history scholar R.J. Gilmour, has a very promising title, the kind that draws a queer bibliophile like myself in a…