ProudPolitics SPOTLIGHT! - Telling the stories of Canada's past and present elected LGBTIQ+ leaders

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In collaboration with the Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives, ProudPolitics presents, the Spotlight! initiative. The initiative hopes to document the stories and political journeys of past and present openly LGBTIQ+ political leaders

The objectives of program are to,

  • Document for the preservation of LGBT history - preserve the stories of LGBT leaders for the purposes of contributing to an important component of LGBT history

  • Capture the political journey's of LGBT leaders -¬† put a face to the journey, successes, trials, tribulations, and successes of past and present LGBT political leaders in Canadian at all orders of government

  • Provide inspiration & foster role models - provide LGBT youth in underserved LGBT communities with examples and stories of hope that they too can be leaders and make a difference through politics.

THE STORIES:

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COMING SOON, SPOTLIGHT ON:

  • Glen Murray, Ontario Liberal MPP & Minister, and Former Mayor of Winnipeg¬†
  • Kyle Rae, former Toronto City Councillor (Ward 27)
  • Craig Scott, NDP MP (Toronto - Danforth)
  • Phil Gillies, former Ontario PC MPP (Brant) & cabinet minster

 

If you have any questions or would like to get involved, please contact Spotlight! Creative Directors
Warren Brown & Udoka Okafor
at info@proudpolitics.org

A special thank you to the team at the Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives for their partnership and support!

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