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Gary Kinsman on: Remembering Resistance – lessons learned and effective responses to far-right attacks on Queer and Trans communities

Wednesday, November 15, 2023 @ 4:30 pm 6:30 pm

Mutual Aid Katarokwi/Kingston presents:

Gary Kinsman on Remembering Resistance: Lessons Learned and Effective Responses to Far-Right Attacks on Queer and Trans Communities

Refreshments and socializing from 5:30 – 6 pm
speaker and small group discussions from 6 – 7:30pm
Masks required after 6 pm

This event will provide participants with the opportunity to learn about the rich history of queer organizing, meet like minded people, while also strategizing on ways to build organizing networks and resistance in the wake of the “1 Million March 4 Children” and other threats facing queer and trans communities.

About Gary Kinsman
Gary Kinsman was involved in the Gay Liberation Movement and AIDS-related activism in the 1970s and 80s, as well as the Gay Liberation Union, and Gay Liberation Against the Right Everywhere. He was a founder of the Lesbian and Gay Pride Day Committee in Toronto in 1981. Has authored several books on LGBTQ2 social history and Canadian federal government surveillance of marginal and dissident political and social groups. His notable works include “Regulation of Desire: Homo and Hetero Sexualities” (1987), and “The Canadian War on Queers: National Security as Sexual Regulation” (2010).

RSVPs appreciated at (to help us plan for food)

This event is organized by Mutual Aid Katarokwi Kingston and sponsored by: Beyond the Binary, Levana Gender Advocacy Centre, ReelOut Arts Project, The Queer Muslim Collective, TransFamily Kingston, the Za’atar Collective, and QUAQE.

Mutual Aid Katarokwi-Kingston

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Kingston, ON K7K 1Y9 Canada
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