Queering Black History Month 2010

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Queering Black History Month 2010

Queering Black History Month 2010

Egale Canada is Canada's LGBT human rights organization: advancing equality, diversity, education, and justice.

Queering Black History Month

Call for Nominations: Deadline Monday, October 26, 2009

Do you know a Black, African, or Caribbean LGBTQ person who has contributed significantly to Canadian society?

Are you a Black, African, or Caribbean LGBTQ activist, artist, academic, leader, or volunteer in Canada?

To commemorate Black History in 2009, Egale Canada will recognize the outstanding contributions of six Queer Black, African, or Caribbean Canadians.

Nominators are strongly encouraged to nominate LGBTQ people from across Canada.

People can also nominate themselves.


- The nominee must either be a resident of Canada OR must have contributed significantly to Canadian society

- Self-nominations or nominations by another person will be accepted

Nomination Requirements

- All nominees must identify as either Black, African, or Caribbean
- Your biography/autobiography should not be more than two pages. E-mail a copy to [email protected]
- Include a resume or CV highlighting your/your nomineeʼs accomplishments and detailing why you think you or your candidate should be selected
- A recent head & shoulders photograph must be submitted via e-mail also
- Do not include video or audio recordings
- Do not include personal information such as social insurance number, driver's license, healthcare card number, or such other related personal information
- Nominations will only be accepted via e-mail or by mail (address below)
- Only selected nominees will be notified
- Nominees will be recognized in a print postcard to be distributed nationally

For further information, contact:

Akim Adé Larcher: 416-642-5030
[email protected]
Director of Policy & Research
8 Wellington Street E, 3rd Floor
Toronto, ON
M5E 1C5