There is to be symposium at the University of Toronto's University College, marking the 45th anniversary of the founding of The Body Politic, a groundbreaking gay liberation publication. Saturday, May 28 9:30 - 4 pm.
For 15 years (1971-1987) its writers challenged sexual orthodoxies, documented community resistance, celebrated queer history and culture, and fought for press freedom in a famous court case.
Does this history of advocacy journalism offer lessons for new generations of queer activists? Join a symposium of scholars and activists to debpuate the question.Concurrently, Buddies in Bad Times Theatre is running a new play called Body Politic from May 21 to June 12. Registration for the symposium is at http://papertrails.eventbrite.ca/. Information about the play and to reserve tickets