Pride and Politics: Queer rights in Canada and the government's role then and now

Wednesday, June 30, 2010 - 23:00 to Thursday, July 1, 2010 - 02:00

Gary Kinsman and Patrizia Gentile provide a startling history of queer surveillance and regulation in Canada in The Canadian War on Queers: National Security as Sexual Regulation, while in Losing Control: Canada's Social Conservatives in the Age of Rights Tom Warner discusses the progress and status of our recent struggles for queer rights, and reveals how today’s social conservatives are attempting to reverse this progress.

Free admission; cash bar; wheelchair accessible.

Sponsored by: Between the Lines, Glad Day Bookstore, Queer Ontario, UBC Press, and Xtra! Magazine.

- About the books -

Losing Control: Canada's Social Conservatives in the Age of Rights

Tom Warner
Between the Lines
$29.95 Paperback
ISBN: 978-1-8970-7141-0
The Canadian War on Queers: National Security as Sexual Regulation
Gary Kinsman and Patrizia Gentile
UBC Press
$34.95 Paperback
ISBN: 978-0-7748-1628-1

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