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