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 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 Michael Dafoe.JPG
In this oral history interview Michael Dafoe, 53 years old, describes his life as gay teacher and historian in Toronto. The interview begins with Michael discussing his background. He mentions he was born in Winnipeg to an upper middle-class family,…

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…
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