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This video is an excerpt of an interview with Nancy Rosenberg (2004) as she discusses her pension case, CUPE, and discrimination against LGBTQ+ peoples in trying to access legal and medical benefits with relation to their partners.

Pat Transcript.pdf
Pat Murphy was born in 1941 to an Irish-Catholic working-class family in Toronto, Canada. Murphy trained as a nurse and worked initially at Lakeshore Psychiatric Hospital in 1964, where she had her first lesbian relationship with a co-worker. The…

Lois Transcript.pdf
Born in 1920, Lois Stewart is a political activist and retired schoolteacher who grew up in Victoria, British Columbia. After teaching in Victoria during World War 2, Lois moved to Southern Ontario, where she taught in a number of cities and towns…

Lois Jeanne Jackie Transcript.pdf
This interview begins as a conversation between Lois, a retired schoolteacher and activist in Southern Ontario, and Jeanne, a retired secretarial worker and activist. Partway through the interview, Jackie enters and dominates much of the discussion.…

Betty and Shirley Transcript.pdf
Betty was born on a farm just outside in Sydney, Australia and Shirley was born in Sudbury in 1924. The two meet in Toronto in the 1960s, where they were apart of the lesbian bar scene that gravitated around The Continental. At the time of the…
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