CLGA Digital Collections

CLGA's Digital Collections

Explore highlights from the CLGA’s collections of personal and organizational papers, artefacts, ephemera and more!

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Interview with Fred Sproule.JPG
In this oral history interview Frederick Sproule, 88 years old, discusses his life as a gay man in Toronto from the early twentieth century onwards. The interview begins with Sproule describing his coming out experience when he was 18 and lived in…

Interview with Phil Conron.JPG
In this oral history interview, Phil Conron, 53 years old, discusses growing up in Toronto in the 1940s, trying to fit in with other boys in school, and early adolescent sexual experiences with other young men. He discusses his involvement with the…

Interview with George Hislop.JPG
In this oral history interview George Hislop, 59 years old, discusses growing up gay in Toronto from the 1930 until the 1980s. He describes his early life, first homosexual experiences, coming out, education, participation in the Toronto gay scene,…

Interview with Bob Grimson.JPG
Oral history interview with a gay man, Bob, completed as part of the Foolscap project.

Bob discusses growing up Jew and gay in Toronto from pre-World War II onwards. He begins the interview by recounting his entrance into the Toronto gay scene…

Interview with David Allandyle.JPG
Oral history interview with a gay man, David, completed as part of the Foolscap project.

David, a 60 year old gay man at the time of the interview, discusses his long-term relationships and friendships in Toronto after World War II. He came out in…
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