The LGBTQ+ experience in Canada

From the court battles of the past to the growing awareness of gender identity issues today, the stories in this collection highlight some of the challenges and realities within LGBTQ+ communities in Canada today.

  • 2017
  • 13-14
  • 29 Titles

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News in Review - January 2020 Exposing Hate: Are Hate Crimes on the Rise in Canada?

A CBC News investigation discovered that there were nearly 1,800 hate crimes reported to Canadian police last year. But that number likely doesn’t tell the whole story. Inaccurate reporting and different classifications make a true calculation nearly impossible. Nonetheless, hate seems to be growing across this country. But no place more so than Hamilton, Ontario, which has the infamous title ...
  • 2020
  • 00:12:32
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/21/2020

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On the Coast Gay and Grey (Part 1 of 8)

On the Coast produced a series of documentaries, interviews and public forums to talk about aging in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. This podcast will take you through the entire series so you can catch anything you missed. Part 1 includes Stephen Quinn's documentary about former city councillor Alan Herbert.
  • 2014
  • 00:09:27
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/30/2021

On the Coast Gay and Grey (Part 2 of 8) Classroom Favourites

In the special series Gay and Grey, the team from On the Coast discusses how well Canadian care facilities are meeting the needs of LGBT seniors with Dr. Shari Brotman, and we hear Lisa Christiansen about a lesbian couple finding support from friends.
  • 2014
  • 00:14:56
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/30/2021

On the Coast Gay and Grey (Part 3 of 8)

On the Coast produced a series of documentaries, interviews and public forums to talk about aging in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. This podcast will take you through the entire series so you can catch anything you missed. Part 3 includes Dr. Sylvia Guillemi's story about helping patients into their second and third decade of living with HIV and ...
  • 2014
  • 00:15:27
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/03/2021

On the Coast Gay and Grey (Part 4 of 8)

On the Coast produced a series of documentaries, interviews and public forums to talk about aging in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. This podcast will take you through the entire series so you can catch anything you missed. In Part 4, Jennifer Chen tells the story of transgender senior Nanci Blu.
  • 2014
  • 00:09:47
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/03/2021

On the Coast Gay and Grey (Part 5 of 8)

On the Coast produced a series of documentaries, interviews and public forums to talk about aging in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. This podcast will take you through the entire series so you can catch anything you missed. In Part 5, Dean Malone discusses his attempt to build a LGBT care facility in Vancouver.
  • 2014
  • 00:08:19
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/03/2021

On the Coast Gay and Grey (Part 6 of 8)

On the Coast produced a series of documentaries, interviews and public forums to talk about aging in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. This podcast will take you through the entire series so you can catch anything you missed. Part 6 features Matthew Lazin-Ryder's documentary about a man, “Andrew” (name used to protect identity), coming out as a senior citizen.
  • 2014
  • 00:07:29
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/03/2021

On the Coast Gay and Grey (Part 7 of 8)

On the Coast produced a series of documentaries, interviews and public forums to talk about aging in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. This podcast will take you through the entire series so you can catch anything you missed. In Part 7, Stephen Quinn interviews Matthew Lazin-Ryder and they go over the many letters, emails and notes they have received ...
  • 2014
  • 00:11:19
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/03/2021